New Zealand Roads - NZ 12
All photos were taken southbound.
The Ma̅ori I don't question, but I'm pretty sure the English isn't quite right. There is also a distinct lack of standardization from left to right.
Across the Taheke River (in Taheke), my direction yields to the other. Fortunately, no one can afford $2/litre gas, so there is rarely oncoming traffic.
Continuing to the Waimamaku River (nearing Waimamaku). That river/town place name thing is a trend.
More crossings of the Waimamaku; the first bridge is Hallahans.
This is how I know what each river I cross is, unless the sign goes missing.
For example, you don't see the sign in my edited photo, but I know this is the Kaihu River at Wairoa River in Dargaville.
Matakohe River (yup, in Matakohe), and Cliffs Bridge entering Paparoa.
Through Paparoa to Skeltons Bridge over Paparoa Stream. A lot of New Zealand bridge have names despite not being notable in the least.
SB past three bridges. The second (3 photos after the legs) is Brynderwyn Bridge, #157, and the last bridge is conveniently #158. Not sure if these are numbered from the north end of NZ 12 or part of a national numbering system.
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Oh, the legs. Yeah... that's just Dreams Gifts in Maungaturoto, somewhat akin to Australia's Big Things. The owner bought the legs in a display sale, which begs the question what sort of sale features half-legs. Kiwis have a quirky sense of humor.