Auckland to Tauranga journey, by water, completed

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Brent Bourgeois paddling. Photo/Supplied
Brent Bourgeois paddling. Photo/Supplied

Two men, paddling and kayaking from Auckland, arrived in Tauranga this evening after their four day journey.

Standup paddle boarder Brent Bourgeois and kayaker Nathan Pettigrew completed the last leg of a marine voyage from the big smoke to Mount Maunganui at 6.10pm.

The two had planned to take four days to complete the trip, which was Mr Bourgeois' brainchild.

He had already completed successful trips around Matakana Island and out to Mayor Island.

Mr Pettigrew joined Mr Bourgeois as support crew.

To track their progress click here.

Paddle boarder Brent Bourgeois (background) and kayaker Nathan Pettigrew. Photo/Supplied
Paddle boarder Brent Bourgeois (background) and kayaker Nathan Pettigrew. Photo/Supplied

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