Personal Website of Fergus Young. Kia ora, Welcome. This Website (together with KAHA) serves as my Personal primary point of presence on the Web which I use to keep in contact with Friends and Family both at home and abroad. I ultimately decided to build this website in order to serve the aforementioned function in preference to […]
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Current Notices, little life snippets and other observations can be found on my General Blog at KAHA.NZ
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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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Kayaking, River Rafting and Canoeing Trips Including the Whanganui River Journey
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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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14th October 2017 – Karekare Beach Loop in the Waitakare Ranges. Will write up a more detailed trip report / route report soon. Zion Hill track is currently in a very muddy state.
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8th October 2017 – Afternoon Roadtrip to Awhitu Lighthouse.
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7th October 2017 – Photos from two short walks around The Waikato. Mount Taupiri and Pukemokemoke. Short Info Summary at KAHA.
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24th September 2017 – Day walk up to Kohukohunui and back. See Trip notes at KAHA
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16th September 2017 – Ordinary day walk with the Auckland Hiking Group revisiting some regular haunts in and around the Waitakere Dam. Mostly a mix of new faces and with some returning old faces. Was on Tail end Charlie Duty for part of the way.
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10th September 2017 – Spur of the moment decision to do two short walks around Te Ara Tahuna Estuary walkway and then Waiwera to Orewa Coastal walk. Weather was a bit BPD with a mix of Rain, Sun, and Hail (which did hit us a number of times). Stopped twice at the same Cafe, Faridas […]
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3rd September 2017 – Hike with the Auckland Hiking Group on one of their regular day hikes around the Mangatawhiri Loop. Approximately 15.4 km covered in a clock wise direction along with a muddy then very steep climb up Ernies track then returning back down the gravel road back to the Mangatawhiri car park.
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27th June 2017 – Short (Direct) climb up to Karangahake Trig, in the wet. Starting from Old Rotokohu Road. Short description at KAHA
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Friday 18th August 2017 – Visit Zealandia Eco Sanctuary in Wellington prior to attending the NZ Shareholders’ Association Annual Conference. Trip notes posted to KAHA See also photos from a past Wellington Trip
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Part 3 of the Indonesian trip. Visit Kelimutu Lakes. 4:30 a.m. start with a Taxi ride up to the main car park and a short 1.6km walk to the viewing area for the Sunset. See also Photos from Dukono and Komodo More detailed trip notes to come and will be posted to KAHA […]
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