6 February 2007, Sorry we didnt get much on tape. We took our bikes from the upper reaches on the Rakaia river, into lake Heron. In behind the Mt Hutt range. This opens out into an alpine plateau that encompasses lake Clearwater & goes as far down to the north bank of the Rangitata river. This is all Lord of the Rings country, vast & majestic.
Russell in The Bay Of Islands in the northern part of New Zealand is steeped in early settler whaling history, amidst the pristine paradise of secluded natural beauty at the upper north of the North Island of New Zealand. If ever you wanted to rejuvenate the senses and enjoy natures beautiful tranq..