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new zealand fiji

is there a route from new zealnd to fiji through samoa, etc on to hawaii? in that direction? is that even possible? do the oceans currents make sailing from new zealand to hawaii possible? Looking for a little infor mation.
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new zealand fiji

I dont know about getting to Hawaii, but you can generally lay Tonga from NZ pretty easily, and Samoa is just a bit higher up than Tonga. Then its a cracker trade ind reach from Tonga or Samoa to Fiji. Best time to leave Nz is around May, and then get tout of the South Pacific by November
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