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Around Rangitoto

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Around Rangitoto or the Chopper Sea Challenge is a 20 km circumnavigation swim around Rangitoto Island in New Zealand.

Completions[edit]

  • Brent Foster from Auckland, New Zealand completed a 20 km swim around Rangitoto in 5 hours 8 minutes on 1 May 2018
  • Peter Cosseboom from Auckland, New Zealand completed a 20 km swim around Rangitoto in 5 hours 8 minutes on 1 May 2018

Rangitoto Island[edit]

Rangitoto Island is a volcanic island in the Hauraki Gulf near Auckland, New Zealand. The 5.5 km wide island is an iconic and widely visible landmark of Auckland with its distinctive symmetrical shield volcano cone rising 260m (850 feet) high over the Hauraki Gulf. It is separated from the mainland of Auckland's North Shore by the Rangitoto Channel. Since World War II, it has been linked by a causeway to the much older, non-volcanic Motutapu Island.

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