“Longest place name in the world.” is a scenic, twisty motorcycle ride in Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand.
ruatuki
ruatuki
October 7, 2007
This
140km
ride visits Dannevirke.
Scenic
Twisty
Rural
Low traffic
Low-enforcement
  • Ongaonga

  • After refreshments and fuel we are ready for the next leg of the adventure. To Dannevirke via the longest place name in New Zealand

  • Turn right onto Lindsay Road for some lovely sweeping back r...

    at 10km
  • Turn right onto Lindsay Road for some lovely sweeping back roads

  • Great views to the Ruahines

    at 15km
  • Waipukurau

    at 16km
  • Great views across the Tukituki River to Pukeora Hill

  • Turn right onto Hwy 2

    at 20km
  • Stop for fuel and refreshments as there will be no fuel unti...

    at 21km
  • Stop for fuel and refreshments as there will be no fuel until Dannevirke

  • Porangahau

    at 65km
  • Possible stop for refreshments or a side trip to the beach. Turn right onto Wimbledon Road

  • Longest place name in New Zealand. Taumata whakatangi hangak...

    at 69km
  • Longest place name in New Zealand. Taumata whakatangi hangakoauau o tamatea turi pukakapiki maunga horo nuku pokai whenua kitanatahu

  • Road narrows and becomes twisty.

    at 71km
  • Wimbledon

    at 84km
  • Good place to stop. Great pub here.

  • Weber

    at 103km
  • Possible side trip to Akitio and its quaint seaside settlement alternative route from here on left

  • Dannevirke

    at 140km
  • Time for a well earned rest and refuel.

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