Personal Website of Fergus Young. Kia ora, Welcome. This Website serves as essentially a place and digital home on the Web to call my own, a personal primary point of presence on the Internet in which I use to keep in contact with Friends and Family both at home and abroad. My contact details can […]
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Current Notices, little life snippets and other observations can be found on my General Blog here
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Photo-log of my time walking (and Kayaking) the various DOC (Department of Conservations) “Great Walks” here in New Zealand. Milford Track, Waikaremoana, Routeburn Trail, Kepler Track and Kayaking the Whanganui River
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A listing of all available and publicly accessible photo galleries and albums on this personal website. Including Tramping (Hiking), Canoeing Trips, Road Trips and Other Outdoor and Travelling photos.
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Individual Day Walks around the Auckland Region, including Waitakare and Hunua Ramges
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Hikes (both Day and Multi-Day) beyond the Auckland Region, including Waikato’s. Mt Te Aroha, Blue springs, Wairere Falls, Kaimais, Kaimanawas and further beyond
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Sunday 6th June 2021 to Monday 7th June 2021 – Easier overnight hike to Leitchs Hut walking along Leitchs track return (9 km one way). Apart from a sprinkling of rain in the middle of the night, Not too much rain while walking to and from the hut in spite of the forecasts. Hut had […]
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Various Autumnal shots around the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions. Weekends of 8th/9th and 15th/16th May 2021
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Tuesday 20th March 2021 to Tuesday 6th April 2021 – Trip to Chatham islands archipelago 800 km off the east coast of the South Island. Staying at Skirmish Bay Stay situated at Rēkohu far North eastern corner. (17 May 2021 – More photos to be uploaded when I get a chance) See also the […]
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Sunday, 4th April 2021 – Morning photographing the Basalt Columns situated on Private land at Ohira Bay, Chatham islands. These columns were formed via vertical shrinkage. See the Chatham Island tourism Basalt columns page for more information. Land owner permission to access this attraction is required through your accommodation provider / host. Beware when we […]
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Monday, 5th April 2021 – Day Tour to Pitt Island (flying in from Chatham island). Hosted and guided by Brent from the Flower Pot Bay Lodge. Key areas covered in the tour included… Caravan Bush – Short walks and Bird + bush experience. Flower Pot Bay Explore and Lodge (for Lunch) Waihere Bay Glory Hut […]
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Tuesday 5th January 2021 – Explore Fanthams Peak on Mount Taranaki, Egmont National park. Walk starts off from Dawsons Falls Visitor Centre carpark with a gentle climb and begins to ascend steeply for the 2nd half of the climb up. There is about 200m elevation gain in scree near the top of the climb, so […]
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Monday 16th November 2020 – Longer Day Trip to explore the Earnslaw Burn Track The entrance to Lovers Leap Road looks like a private farm driveway. Strongly recommend that you use GPS to find this road. The track entrance is also not particularly clear. It’s starts at a corner of Lovers Leap Road […]
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Saturday 17th October 2020 – Photos from a Roadtrip to explore South and Mid Canterbury… See also Hooker Valley and Tasman Lake Photos and Little Mount Peel Forest area. Update 9th November 2020 – Ended up putting an offer on a place in Rolleston while I was down there. Going back down there […]
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Wednesday 21st October 2020 – Easier hikes to explore both the Tasman Lakes and do a leisurely walk down Hooker Valley.
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Thursday 22nd October 2020 – Little Mount Peel summit and explore around Peel Forest in the Mid Canterbury Region near Geraldine
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