Come and enjoy a trip on the “Gentle Annie” road, rated 2nd out of TOP TEN N.Z. Scenic Drives. This road has only just been sealed for its entire lentgh and goes from Taihape to Hastings. Plan is to assemble in Taihape on Friday evening 30th March. Taihape Motels (www.taihapemotels.co.nz) have plenty of rooms at rates starting from $70.00 per couple.
Taihape is 3 hours drive from Welington, 5 hours drive from Auckland.
Northern participants can assemble in Waikato around 1.30pm Friday for group trip to Taihape via Taumarunui/ National Park/Ohakune/Waiouru
Saturday morning depart Taihape for Hastings via the Annie. Distance 140kms. (Up to 3hrs)
Tour plan is to then drive down Middle Road from Hastings, south towards the Wairarapa for over night stop in Marsterton.
(Option for Northern participants is to leave Hastings and travel to Taupo via the Napier Taupo Road. This would permit those folk to be comfortably home on Sunday.)
Sunday morning main tour travel return visit to Castle Point on the east coast.
Sunday p.m. disperse for all points home.
Please advise if you plan to enjoy this event. RSVP Graeme Bluett – firstname.lastname@example.org
Graeme Bluett – Fraser Car Club Waikato Rep