Our final NZ stats

Distance cycled across NZ: 2,880 km

Amount of uphill: 26,500 m (or x3 Everests)

Distance flown: 22,000 km (LHR → SIN → CHC and AKL → MEL)

Longest day: 118km from Omarama to Wanaka 

Hilliest day: 1,570 m of ascent between Anaura Bay and Te Araroa

Longest straight road: 18.4 km from Mayfield to Arundel

Number of nights camping: 51 (so more than 7 weeks)

Number of campsites used: 41

Most nights spent consecutively in a tent: 14

WarmShowers hosts: 4 (Fox; Greymouth; Martinborough & Pongaroa)

Ferries taken: x2 (Diamond Harbour → Lyttelton and Picton → Wellington)

Lifts given to avoid dangerous roads: x2 (Napier → Wairoa and Tauranga → Waihi)

ParkRuns completed by Adam: Hagley Park, Christchurch and Porirua

Combined weight loss: about 12 kg (7kg Philippa and 5kg Adam)

Tyres destroyed: x2 (both our rear ones have been replaced)

Insect stings: x1 for Adam­

NZ map.JPG



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s