Cook Strait


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a narrow strait separating the North Island and South Island in New Zealand

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Talking about his achievement, More said, "It is the greatest moment of my life as I swam across Cook Strait in New Zealand which was the seven and last in the Ocean Seven.
Wellington has already seen gusts of 160 (kph) … earlier today, and Cook Strait recorded mean wind speeds of 130 km/hr and 11-metre (36 feet) waves this morning," he said.
Likewise, it will allow us to reinstate a channel to move dangerous goods through the Cook Strait corridor, taking pressure off alternative coastal options.
The weather had also been severe enough to cause the cancellation of ferries plying the Cook Strait, across which we had sailed in near perfect conditions, so there must also have been a second storm north of us which we had completely missed.
From Tongariro we made our way south to Wellington to board a ferry for the spectacular three-hour voyage across the Cook Strait to South island and the start of the second half of our month-long tour of this vast country.
We enjoyed some of the best sailing during this race since launching Crusader in 2012, especially the crossing of Cook Strait in 45 to 50 knots.
Midway across the Cook Strait, Walker suddenly saw a fin scudding straight at him.
Claims are based on the situation as it was in 1840, when "Ngati Toa Rangatira had established a powerful position in the Cook Strait region with settlements in the lower North Island and upper South Island (Te Tau Ihu).
The quake's epicentre was in the Cook Strait that separates the country's North and South islands.
w Zealand's it y on Cook ok " But in New Zealand's capital city on shipping's Cook Strait, Cook played his rival's compliments with a straight bat, saying: "It's nice of him to say that, but I don't agree with him entirely - or at all really.
Over the past two-and-a-half years Steve swam the English Channel, the North Channel separating Ireland and Scotland, the Straits of Gibraltar, the Catalina Channel, off California, the Cook Strait in New Zealand, Moloka'i Channel in Hawaii and the Tsuguru Strait in Japan.
2011a) found strong indications that both baited and unbaited tracking tunnels could be used to estimate the number of adult Cook Strait giant weta (D.
The course is from Barcelona to Barcelona via three capes: Good Hope, Leeuwin and Horn, and Cook Strait, putting Antarctica to starboard.
Once Maria and Tori have kayaked the Cook Strait between the North and South Island, Maria will be taking part in her favourite sport - adventure racing - in the Speights Coast-to-Coast Race.