Personal Photo Blog of Fergus Young Kia ora! Welcome. This Website serves as my personal Photo Blog and Photo Gallery and supersedes my previous static homepage, Flickr account, and Google+ account for posting my personal photos online. If you wish, you’re welcome to throw me a line at: fergus (at) young (dot) kiwi or sign the Guestbook […]
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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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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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Continuing on my journey from Manawatu, headed to Wanganui (Whanganui) for a brief stop over en-route to Taumarunui where my next bed was. Sights visited: War Memorial Tower, Virginia Lake, and Bason Botanical Gardens Next port of call… King Country, Ruakuri Walk and onwards back home to Auckland.
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A (largely) wet and rainy stay in Wellington. Wellington fortunately has several great Indoor attractions for these eventualities. Forecast was for rain to persist into the next day, Decided to head to Palmerston North (Though Rain caught up with me next morning). Visited: Te Papa, Parliament (incl. highlights tour, photography forbidden), Wellington Botanic Gardens and […]
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5th March 2017 – Cowan Stream Explore. A short little loop from Lone Kauri Carpark, down Odin Timber Trail, then up Cowan stream . Lots of swimming and Jumping Opportunities. Including the option to swing off a little bank into one of the pools below. A large and sociable Eel was also spotted at the […]
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12th February 2017 – Small group walk from Whatipu up Kura track, then down Destruction gully walk and Looping back along coast back to Whatipu Road End Car Park. Note: Fishery officers along with a Police regularly set up check points. Noticed a few Fishermen who are edgy about Fishery Officers pouncing on them […]
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6th January 2017 – A scorching Waitangi Day, we returned to Piha Valley Gorge for a stream swim and hike for a much welcomed cooling off. Hikes from our previous excursion down this valley can be found here… Piha Valley Gorge Hike
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4th February 2017 – Waitangi Weekend Waiorongomai Explore. See the DOC website for more information regarding Waiorongomai Valley. (photos still being uploaded gradually…)
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Saturday 21st January 2017 – Short Stream bash along Mokoroa Stream Track. DOC Web Page: Goldie Bush Walkway Please note: This photo album may take a while to fully load up before rendering correctly (resizing) on a mobile device.
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