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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Saturday 22th October 2022 – A walk up to Mount Pirongia Summit via the Hihikiwi Track mainly to tick it off. If it’s your first time to Pirongia, other tracks on the eastern side are perhaps more picturesque and varied. Official Department of Conservation page regarding Hihikiwi Track. Allow about 8 hours return (including lunch […]
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Sunday 22nd May 2022 – Visit to Okere Falls near Rotorua… Click here for DoC information page about Okere Falls.
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21st May 2022 – A little loop walk around the Mokaihaha Ecological Area near Rotorua, There’s a few other photos from the same weekend I will get around one of these days to uploading. Official Department of Conservation web page about this reserve can be found here. Speaking of which, there’s been a gazillion […]
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Sunday 27th March 2022 – A quick trip to Auckland CBD to look at Fantastic Planet, an exhibition containing giant humanoid characters dotted across the CBD.
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Tuesday 4th January 2022 – A short climb up Rangiwahia Hut Track out in the Ruahines on a fairly warm 30 degree day. Official DoC information page and map… Rangiwahia Hut Track. Took me around 2 Hours 20 minutes with a day pack including short stops along the way to cool off. Elevation gain is […]
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Thursday 6th January 2022 – Final stop of the Central north island trip. Visit to the Three Sisters at Tongaporutu just north of New Plymouth. Can only be accessed about 2 hours either side of low tide. About a 10-15 minute walk one way. This was the first time I processed a photo […]
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Monday 3rd January 2022 – A pair of easy and short walks to a couple of falls around Mt Ruapehu. Waitonga Falls was visited in the past myself just after snow fall. Waitonga Falls is around 2 hours return including an explore up to the Falls themselves Mangawhero Falls is right beside the car […]
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4th January 2021 – White Cliff’s walkway. Discovered I never got around to uploading this set. Walked up the cliffs, crossed the bridge over Wai Pingao Stream, continued up another hill then on route towards Katikatiaka Pa direction, track descends down a set of stairs then appears to abruptly end. Had to bush bash, ended […]
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Saturday 21st November 2021 – Later Afternoon short explore around Maketu Falls, Ōpaheke including an explore further upstream to it’s cascades. Auckland Council web page regarding Te Maketu Pa. Maketu falls is accessible from Maketu Pa Cemetery Reserve. There’s a gravel parking area out the front. Entry to the Path is to your […]
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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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