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Aug 3, 2008 - Whangateau to Whangarei; (Parua Bay) North Island 09 to 11 July 2008

Jeff About 8 miles along the coast road, just north of Cape Rodney, is Goat Island which is our first stop of the day. There are about 14 Goat Islands around New Zealand and there must be loads around the world. In the old wooden sailing ship days goats were placed on islands where they would get on with being randy goats and a ready meat source for passing ships; a sort of meals on heels. Strangely enough there are no records of goats ever being kept on this ‘goat island’ though pigs were once placed here. They were left to graze but not...

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