Ode to the Road. A brief observation that further illustrates the New Zealanders uncompromising ethos of freedom and individuality - our love of a road trip. It feeds our explorer spirit, the longing to wander, discover, as we move in cushioned comfort down grumbling arteries, following a dotted line like Hansel's crumbs to god knows where. Preferring the largely uncharted journeys with breathtaking views at every turn. A driving movie with a compelling plot. It's never about the destination, its just about the act of.