NZ great country

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by TerryK, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. TerryK

    TerryK Ulysses

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    Hi all, just spent 2 weeks on a cruise ship, Melbourne around NZ starting North with Auckland & ending up at Milford sound.

    What a stunning country, loved it...did a quad bike tour at Wellington & none of the BS we have to put up with in Australia.
    Will be back for a drive or ride holiday for sure

    Cheers Terry
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  2. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair

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    You weren't on the one of the cruise ship New Years day? There were huge nos of passengers wandering around Wellington where things were basically shut. Spot of bad planning there...:huh
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  3. TerryK

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    Close but we were at Auckland on new years day...didn't go to any shops in Wellington only the Quad bike adventure.
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  4. Mark_S

    Mark_S Fair Weather Faggot

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    your quad bike ride was where I ride most weekends (got home from there about 2 hours a go) - its a stunning area.
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  5. Steve in NZ

    Steve in NZ scared/cheap

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    we call guys over here that take there bikes to events on trailers "traile'r faggots".

    what do ya call guys that cruise around on cruise ships. ? :rofl:
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  6. TerryK

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    Sure is a top spot, I asked about the greenies !!! (most areas in SA are closed down) Would love to ride those trails on a solo.

    Terry
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  7. TerryK

    TerryK Ulysses

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    I don't know Steve, what do they call guys on cruise ships ? lucky comes to mind, get to see some great places & really enjoyed NZ & I'm sure NZ makes money from the cruise ships so what's the problem ?

    Terry
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  8. ShaftyNZ

    ShaftyNZ Adventurer

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    Good on ya Mate, good choice of side trips- good fun huh?

    Must make it over for a Uly AGM sometime soon

    Cheers

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  9. TerryK

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    From what I saw NZ on a dirt or adventure bike would be bloody good...lucky buggers.
    Don't know what the road bike scene is like in NZ but I ride mainly road here now as the dirt scene is restricted to the max.

    Cheers Terry
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  10. bikemoto

    bikemoto Tyre critic

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    Road bike scene is fookin great, too! Not too many straight roads hereabouts, it's why I moved to this side of the Tasman! :clap

    Road, adventure, dirt - it's all happening.
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  11. TerryK

    TerryK Ulysses

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    Good to hear, I kept thinking why do the Kiwis move to Aust. Would love to hire a bike & travel around NZ

    Terry
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  12. Russ

    Russ Let's ride Super Moderator

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    Do it you will not be disappointed:deal
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  13. gsd4me

    gsd4me 90% bluff

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    Money mostly, although some are trying to get away from a bad marriage. :shog
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  14. TerryK

    TerryK Ulysses

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    I thought money could be behind it but forgot about the other evil in life "women"
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