The Rarangi Millennium Rock
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Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member thebigchip
S 41° 25.127 E 174° 02.004
60G E 252076 N 5410504
Quick Description: The Rarangi Millennium Rock is situated in Rarangi, Marlborough. New Zealand. This is the site where the first rays of sun touched the South Island on January 1st 2000.
Location: South Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 11/12/2008 4:36:37 PM
Waymark Code: WM5558
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
Views: 183

Long Description:
There is a hole in the rock (shown in the pictures) where if you looked through at sunrise on January 1st 2000 you would have seen the first rays.
This view looked east over the sea then the hills of the North Island.
If you look round the otherside, then the view is inland.
Can you tell us who created the item: The residents of rarangi, new Zealand.

Condition of the item: Great

So what did YOU do for the millennium?: Attended a fireworks event

Related web site: Not listed

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Describe your visit and what you thought about the item.

Please also mention what you personally did to mark the new Millennium. Was it a night to remember?

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