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No place for a road

The proposed road would run right past Helicopter Flat Hut on the Karma River. Photo: Shaun Barnett
Total Ascent
4-6 days
Wangapeka River Rd via Tapawera (62km from Nelson) or from Wangapeka Road, 16km south of Karamea
BQ22, BQ23, BQ24
Ray Salisbury walks the Wangapeka Track on a quest to find out whether the latest road-through-a-national park proposal will fly In the late 1970s, a road linking Golden Bay with...

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