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Left-breaking point wave located on the west coast of New Zealand's North Island, near Auckland; the country's most famous break, capable of producing rides of nearly surreal length; named in a 1989 Surfing magazine article as one of the "25 Best Waves in the World." Raglan is made up of five separate surf spots—a beachbreak, a reefbreak, and three points—along the perimeter of a huge rock- and ...

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