The peloton spread out as they approach the final 12km climb.
Shannon Malseed driving the main group in chase of the break…
The peloton race through some scenic landscapes as they reach the valley floor.
What goes up, must come down…
The main peloton traverse the top of the range.
Megan Guarnier in the leaders jersey trying to shake some of her main competitors.
The break near the top of the days first major climb.
Linda Villumsen leads the break.
The peloton start the first major climb of the day with the break hovering around 2 minutes up.
The stage was raced through farm land around Masterton.