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 Generally, and especially if you get off the main tourist tracks, there is very little traffic here. Go onto gravel, and you’ll be lucky to see another car all day. For the vehicles you do see, there is a disproportionate number of camper vans and motorcycles to ‘private’ cars. We’re quite in the minority in our little MGF sports car! Having said that, we’re also a talking point. And we did meet another couple with an MG (so of course stopped for a good old chinwag). ​ Generally, and especially if you get off the main tourist tracks, there is very little traffic here. Go onto gravel, and you’ll be lucky to see another car all day. For the vehicles you do see, there is a disproportionate number of camper vans and motorcycles to ‘private’ cars. We’re quite in the minority in our little MGF sports car! Having said that, we’re also a talking point. And we did meet another couple with an MG (so of course stopped for a good old chinwag). ​
  
-We’re also in an ‘in-between’ age – most people here seem to either be retired, or joung enough to be our children – i.e. doing their ‘gap’. Very few are from New Zealand. ​+We’re also in an ‘in-between’ age – most people here seem to either be retired, or young enough to be our children – i.e. doing their ‘gap’. Very few are from New Zealand. ​
  
 In fact, South Island seems to be very much like one huge holiday resort at the moment, as most things are geared around tourists. There are even arrows on the roads to remind the ‘foreigners’ which side of the road to drive on! I bet the locals love it when the silly season ends! In fact, South Island seems to be very much like one huge holiday resort at the moment, as most things are geared around tourists. There are even arrows on the roads to remind the ‘foreigners’ which side of the road to drive on! I bet the locals love it when the silly season ends!
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