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Written by Tyson Schutz, Keeping in Mind   
Thursday, 19 February 2009

Let me tell you a little something about hitch-hiking in New Zealand: It's pretty amazing. We haven't had to wait more than 10 minutes before a willing Kiwi pulls over, often willing to over-accomodate us and many times insisting on giving a tour of their locale. One of our early hitches serves as testament to the mentality of the people out here. The local postman, on the clock and en route, gave us a small tour of the beach and surrounding town on our way to Ngunguru, right outside of Whangarei. I feel everyone should have the experience of hitching on the back of a mail-truck at a bajillion-miles an hour (Kilometers per hour, here) in the middle of New Zealand, so have a look here:

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