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Touring New Zealand's North Island by Campervan

Heading down the Rimutaka Hill on SH2 west of Featherston, just past the 555 meter summit. Though heavy rain limited the views and almost eliminated photo stops, it was a memorable piece of road! The first road through the Rimutaka Range opened in 1856 - that access was crucial for transport of agricultural goods from the fertile Wairarapa plains to the Wellington market.

This photograph is © 2008-2013 by Murray Lundberg, and is not to be copied without express permission.
Rimutaka Hill on SH2