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Feb 9, 2005 - Timaru

Proceeding back up the east coast towards our start point of Christchurch we take a quick stop to see the strange spherical boulders on the beach at Moeraki before stopping for the night at Timaru. We arrive early enough to take a trip to the beach which is fine until a strong wind suddenly blows up and turns the beach into a Saharan sandstorm which Laurence of Arabia would have struggled with - excellent for the complexion though, a good sandblasting !

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Nov 8, 2004 - New Zealand - Rangitata- White Water Rafting

Well what an unbelivable adrenalin pumping day I have had. Once again I find it very hard to put in words my feelings & emotions except it was AWESOME - no wonder they say NZ is the adventure capital of the world! Lonely planet said this was the best palce to raft in NZ & they were certainly not wrong. I think I will just let the photos do the talking & yes Mum I'm fine & no there were no incidents this time!

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Mar 12, 2004 - Super Twelve Rugby and Jenna.

We were picked up from our hotel by Lesley from Britz car hire, who took us to the airport to pick up our car. From here we set off on our drive down the west coast. It has to be said that this isn't the best drive and the radio over here is terrible so we stopped in a town called Timaru to pick up a tape. The only ones we could get were Michael Jackson and the Beatles, so for the next six weeks this will be the only music we listen to. Our first proper stop was in a town called Oamaru (or Oamavegas as is known as to the locals due to the...

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