Rural New Zealand by rail kart
Tue, 04 Sep 2012 7:00p.m.
Everyone knows we live in a beautiful country - one that's rugged and remote and filled with wonderful characters.
But all too often the main highways and tourist attraction take us away from heartland New Zealand - to the detriment of the communities that aren't lucky enough to have a state highway running nearby.
So the tourist venture we're about to look at has bucked the trend, by starting out in about as remote a place as you can find.
The area we're talking about is a little-used route nestled between Taumaranui and New Plymouth.
Lachlan Forsyth reports on the efforts to reintroduce people about the forgotten highway.
Watch the video for the full report.
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7/10/2012 10:12:21 a.m.
elizabeth goldsworthy wrote:
I spent the first nine years of my life in Whangamomona (1940s) and still proudly acknowledge the fact.Would highly recommnend a visit to the forgotten past.
15/09/2012 9:57:19 p.m.
Graham Preston wrote:
myself and friends most impressed....congratulations you have the perfect name for the company and I will certainly check it out/make contact as so many people here in OZ can add this to there adventures.
9/09/2012 8:30:08 a.m.
Clare Hocking wrote:
A more accessible option is Rail Riders - runs out of Rotorua
7/09/2012 8:19:32 a.m.
Richard Nagle wrote:
great thinkin Ian... Forgottenworldadventures
6/09/2012 1:16:53 p.m.
Darren King wrote:
Why are insurance companies not willing to take on new clients in the canterbury area? We want to change from State insurance only because of how they seem to be treating people from the earth quake, though no other wants to look at our busniess insurance. Why are they holding us to ranson? We dont have choice anymore.
5/09/2012 8:36:48 p.m.
Sheryle Henderson wrote:
Thanks Ian for getting that website address up.
Again it is www.forgottenworldadventures.co.nz or visit us on Face Book at
Or call us on 0800 railcarts (0800 72452278)
5/09/2012 7:00:09 p.m.
wow loved it, is there someway we can make contact, would love to go there
5/09/2012 5:40:21 p.m.
Ian Balme wrote:
Hi The website address isForgottenworldadventures.co.nzThank you for your interestIan
5/09/2012 4:53:58 p.m.
Sharon McPherson wrote:
Really interested in the rural rail kart. Can you please provide contact details so we can book a trip.
5/09/2012 4:15:54 p.m.
Mr J HAY wrote:
Hi Who do you get in touch with to get more details to do the trip. THanks
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