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Raglan is a holiday town on the west coast offering both
harbour and ocean sailing and excellent surfing conditions. Not
far away is the fourth largest city in New Zealand - Hamilton,
which has been built up along the banks of the Waikato River. To
see and learn about the history of Hamilton, take a paddlesteamer
ride through the city centre.
Dial-a-forecast: 0900 999 55 / 0900
Info Centre: Municiple Building.
Anglesea St, Hamilton. Ph 07 839 3360.
Local Shop: Spot X. 11 Worley Pl,
Hamilton. Ph 07 839 0028.
Access: 20 minutes drive from Hamilton. There are
toilets, and plenty of parking and rigging areas, and a camp
Suits: Slalom, longboard. Intermediate......
Wind: NW,W,SW. Works best on hot summer days
= strong W seabreeze.
Water: Flat - chop.
Watch: Strong outgoing current reaches up to
Access: Sail out from the harbour to the bar.
Suits: Slalom, wavesailing.
Wind: Same as for the harbour.
Water: Reaches up to 2m especially big out
Watch: Surfers, it a popular spot for them
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