Sunday 17th November 2019 – A chance to walk a short portion of the Central Rail Link tunnel, with a spot of Yum Char for Lunch before heading off to the Rose Garden Festival nearby in Parnell. Thanks to CRL Ltd (Joint venture between government departments) for putting the Walk The Tunnels event on […]Read more "Central Rail Link Walk the Tunnel + Rose Garden Festival"
9th November 2019 – Puhoi Village to Wenderholm Regional Park along Puhoi River. Going out with the tide from Puhoi Village and then returning with the incoming tide from Wenderholm Regional Park.Read more "Puhoi River Return Paddle to Wenderholm"
Saturday 12th October 2019 – A bit of an urban exploration around old cement works near Walkworth + Near by Kauri Museum and walk.Read more "Cement Works Urbex + Kauri Park Explore"
Friday 30th of August 2019 – Landed in the afternoon, had some free time to wander around the central city after checking in to my hotel. Prior to commencement of the NZ Shareholders AGM weekend program. After the NZ Shareholder’s AGM concluded, picked up a car from Hitch Car Rentals (operated by USAVE) on Sunday […]Read more "Christchurch Arvo Free Wander"
25th December 2018 – Christmas time Maori Hangi at a friend’s place out in Mount Roskill. Steps (As far as I’ve been able to recall how it goes… Don’t take this as gospel!) Preparation and pre-heating the stones. Prepare a pit by digging a hole of about 1 metre by 1 metre. Place the […]Read more "Traditional Māori Hāngī at Christmas"
11th November 2018 – Dropping into Ngatea Water Gardens en-route back to Auckland. A well maintained garden dashed with a sense of humour. While the gardens themselves aren’t huge, allow about 2 hours to see everything at a leisurely pace. Entry price: $12 for AdultsRead more "Ngatea Water Gardens Hauraki Plains"
21st August 2018 – Whakarewarewa Redwoods Treewalk and other touristy pursuits in RotovegasRead more "Whakarewarewa Redwoods Treewalk"
16th and 17th June 2018 – A sleepy and laid back weekend. Visit MOTAT’s Night Lights exhibition and a short walk around Waitawa. Decided to skip out on Fieldays this weekend as I couldn’t sell it to myself to drive down there alone.Read more "Waitawa + MOTAT Night Lights"
Sunday 10th June 2018 – Side visit (Drop in) to Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens, including “Don’s Conservation Loop”Read more "Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens Explore"
Hike done sometime earlier on with a small group before Waitakeres is closed. From Lone Kauri, we went down Buck Taylor track to the Pararaha Camp site before proceeding up Pararaha Stream and Cowan Stream to return back to the Car park via Odins Timber Trail. Comparing the photos between my Phone Camera and […]Read more "Pararaha + Cowan Stream Explore"