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Most "Forgotten" Highway

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Business Type: State Highway 43

Overview

Forgotten World Highway - only 150km long, this step back in time takes you through an extremely remote and mysterious part of New Zealand on a journey that won

Address: SH43 Taumarunui New Plymouth,Taranaki

Description

The Forgotten Highway can be approached from either Stratford or Taumarunui taking you on a journey through part of Taranaki that was once a thriving community of little villages.
 
Whangamomona the only settlement left of any significance – its historic hotel known for its hospitality.
 
Described as a rugged natural roller coaster ride the road twists and turns winding its way over four mountain saddles, through the eerie one-way Moki Tunnel, following the twisted river gorge.

Locations

SH43 Taumarunui

Photo Gallery

Stratford, Taranaki.

Stratford, Taranaki.

  • By   seamoor  on Flickr
  • By   hig_37  on Flickr
  • By  possumgirlpics on Flickr

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