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The Burt Munro challenge

The Burt Munro challenge

The Invercargill motorcycle racer Burt Munro (1899–1978) is commemorated annually in an 80-kilometre endurance race, the Burt Munro challenge, on Ōreti Beach.

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Southland Times
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Photograph by Barry J. Harcourt

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David Grant, 'Southland places - Around Invercargill', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

Story by David Grant, updated 25 May 2015