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ANZAC Weekender Tour

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Start Date
25-Apr-2024 10:00 am
End Date
28-Apr-2024 4:00 pm
(UTC+12:00) NZ

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Thinking of taking Friday 26 April off - making it a long weekend from ANZAC Day to Sunday?

Our Chapter has organised a 'Weekend' tour, taking in New Plymouth, Taupo and Napier - with awesome roads between.

Departs: Z Mana 10:00 AM (will do pick-ups up the Kapiti Coast to Bulls).

Route (see "Documents" below for attached map):

Day 1 Thursday 25th, RC JB: Departs Z Mana 10:00 AM, SH1 & SH3 to Whanganui for Lunch at Pukeko Cafe. SH3 to Hawera, then SH45 (coast side of Mt Taranaki) to New Plymouth for the 1st night. Dinner at Eliot Bar & Eatery 6.30pm.

Day 2 Friday 26th, RC Abe: Breakfast at Joes Garage booked from 8.30 AM. Departs from Joes 10:00 AM, SH3 to Poipoi for Lunch at Fat Pigeon Cafe. SH30 through Benneydale, SH32, then back roads into Taupo for the 2nd night. Dinner at Fox and Hounds 6.30pm

Day 3 Saturday 27th, RCs Abe & JB: Departs from Acacia View Motel 8:00 AM, SH1 south to Motuoapa for Breakfast at  Licorice Cafe. SH1 to tank up at Waiouru Z and grab a snack for a lunch break on the Gentle Annie. SH1 to Spooners Hill turnoff across the Gentle Annie back roads to Napier for the 3rd night. Dinner at Lone Star 6.30pm

Day 4 Sunday 28th, RC JB: Breakfast at Sunrise Cafe from 7:00 AM. Departs from Sunrise 9:30 AM, SH50, SH2, then across Saddle Road & SH56 to Shannon for Lunch at Horseman Cafe. SH56 & SH1 back to Wellington.

Accommodation Book your own:

New Plymouth: The Autolodge 393 Devon Street East Ph: 06 759 9918 / 0800 800 896.

Taupo: Acacia View Motel, 60-62 Lake Terrace Ph: 07 378 4948 or Absolute Lake View Motel, 58 Lake Terrace (next door to the Acacia View Motel) Ph: 07 378 4440.

Napier: The Quality Inn, 311 Marine Parade Ph: 06 835 3237.


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143 Mana Esplanade
Porirua NZ-WGN 5026






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