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New Zealand - North Island

Canoeing literature history

River descriptions online

Spirit of Canoeing 
(Folding) Kayak trips illustrated 

River graveyard 
The destruction of our rivers

Canoeing in the internet

About the author 

Kayaking in deep canyons

In spring 1991, we visited New Zealand with our two Klepper Slalom folding fayaks for a total of 6 weeks. During that time we carried out various trips on both the South Island and the North Island.

In the Rangitikei canyon:
Two day 'deep below' civilization.

White cliffs at the end of Rangitikei Canyon
(near Mangaweka).

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Kayaking along the border between sea and land


Kayaking in a mangrove forest in tide conditions:
Arapaoa River Inlet near Kaipara Harbour.

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Scenic views of the North Island


Exploding mud: Geo-thermal activities near Roturoa.

Sand dunes in the early evening light near Ruakaka
(East Coast).
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