To avoid high traffic on SH’s , you might follows alternative routes along community roads ( (TeKuiti), Hangatiki, TeAnga, Pukenoi, (KawhiaRd), (SH31), (RaglanRd), Makomako, TePapatapu, TeMata, (SH23), 3Streams, Raglan , (SH23), (OhautiraRd), (Highway22), Tuakau: However, there are a few challenges … Continue reading
This route from Napier to Gisborne tries to avoid SH2 where possible. However, there is no alternative for the 70 km from Tutira to Wairoa. 1.) Napier to Wairoa (via. Waikoau and SH2) 2.) Wairoa to Gisborne along … Continue reading
East Cape (de-)tour Gisborn-Opotiki over SH35.
Route from Featherston – Martinborough – Masterton – Route52- Porangahau -Omakere- Mangakuri – Waimarama- (Napier) over small community roads. Only few opportunities for food supply and accommodation.
There are two alternatives: (1) the direct and easy one along SH63 to Blenheim and via SH1 to Picton and (2) the longer and more trying one