Rainy weather did not seem to bother Shaya Laughlin (17), of
Cairns, and Jeremy Basset (19), of Geneva, as they headed for
the Crown Range on their way to Queenstown on New Year's Day.
The pair left Cape Reinga on November 28 and plan to be in
Bluff by January 10, raising money as they go for the Sir
Peter Blake Trust in New Zealand and Save Our Sea Turtles in