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New Delhi, India
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best means of travelling from Auckland to Manawatu for a family of 4 people....road & air or rail.....

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1. Re: travel

If you had time and wanted to stop and enjoy the scenery then a car is best. But it is a long drive (7 hours or so), so a plane to Palmerston North is the quickest.

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2. Re: travel

Best is very subjective - if you have the time & want to see the view the train is another option. Unlike most countries, NZers do not flock to overnight trains so the Overlander only runs by day giving visitors the chance to sit back & enjoy the view.

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