2nd January 2019 – Another trip back down to Wellington. Visiting Somes / Matiu island in the middle of Wellington Harbour (prior to embarking on a road-trip back to Auckland)Read more "Matiu/Somes Island Scientific & Historic Reserve"
1st December 2018 to 8th December 2018 – Back to Vanuatu to climb Ambrym’s various volcanic cones. Took a truck up to the old ash flow, then walked up and camped on the edge of Ash plain. Weather was best on the first night where we got to see the Lava lake in Niri-Mbwelesu in […]Read more "Ambrym Niri-Mbwelesu + Marum"
Mid September 2018 – Weekend “Whistle stop” to Tahiti (French Polynesia) to tour around the Island of Tahiti Nui and Moorea. Summary of the trip as follows. Crossing the Date Line, arrived at Papeete early on Friday Morning (Tahiti Time). Picked up a rental car and drove to our accommodation for the night, an Air […]Read more "French Polynesia, Tahiti Nui + Moorea"
20th January 2018 – Boat Trip with Gulf Eco Charters with skipper Kurt Salmond (and his family) to the Hen and Chicken Islands for some snorkeling, kayaking and Paddle boardingRead more "Hen and Chickens Island Shore Explore"