Personal Website of Fergus Young Kia ora! Welcome. This Website (together with KAHA) serves as my Personal homepage and Photo Gallery and supersedes my previous static homepage, Flickr account, Google+ and Facebook account for posting personal photos and thoughts (via KAHA) online. If you wish, you’re welcome to throw me a line at: fyoung (at) […]
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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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16th July 2017 – Central Plateau and Ruapehu “Winter Wonderland” of thick white snow. A spontaneous road trip approximately 2-3 days after a storm went through. Visited Turoa and Whakapapa and staying at Taumarunui Holiday Park the night before.
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8th July 2017 – Short little stroll to explore Shorebird area. Miranda Shorebird centre website
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27th June 2017 – Short Waterview Tunnel novelty walk.
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From walking around Grampians National Park. Drove from Warrnambool along part of the Great Ocean Road to the Twelve Apostles. As the weather was dire that afternoon, drove on to a place called “Beech Forest”, staying overnight at Apollo Bay before retracing back to 12 Apostles. Weather was pretty dire for much of this leg […]
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24th June 2017 – Grampians National Park, Victoria, Australia. After the company’s Technical Symposium, took a rental car and drove to the Grampians (Halls Gap). Did a Series of walks up and around the Grampians before heading on to the Great Ocean Road to see the 12 Apostles. See Trip Notes for both the Grampians […]
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3rd of June to 4th of June, Short overnight trip to Peach Cove Hut. With Carl Brett, Lina Zhou, Max Badran and myself. Including a short flat stroll around Whangarei Town Basin.
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28th May 2017 – Repeat of the short Omanawanui Loop which was hiked previously on the 12th June 2016. Short Trip report and track details at KAHA
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21st May 2017 – Pictures from a Brief Morning Bethells coast walk along to Raetahinga Point and then return back the same way. A little wee one walk I’ve done many times over the years.
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6th to 7th May 2017 – A short explore around Port Waikato and Harker Reserve + Vivian Falls. With Matt Davison, Daniel Ward, and myself. Still sorting through the photos
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Saturday 22nd April 2017 to Tuesday 25th April 2017 – We return to Egmont National park to embark on the Around the Mountain Circuit, Egmont National Park. With Matt Davison, Brody Radford, Nicole Scheid and Myself. Probably up there as a more challenging tramp that I’ve done, primarily due to the Steep and sharp undulations […]
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