Saturday 3rd July 2021 – On my way back to Auckland. Dropped into Morrinsville to wander along the Morrinsville River Walkway, a short 1.4 km one way loop-able track. See the Matamata-Piako District Council’s Official River walk page for more information (includes detailed route map) Anyway, looks like the latest Huawei EMUI 11 […]Read more "Morrinsville River Walk, Matamata-Piako"
Sunday 6th June 2021 to Monday 7th June 2021 – Easier overnight hike to Leitchs Hut walking along Leitchs track return (9 km one way). Apart from a sprinkling of rain in the middle of the night, Not too much rain while walking to and from the hut in spite of the forecasts. Hut had […]Read more "Leitch’s Hut Track"
Various Autumnal shots around the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions. Weekends of 8th/9th and 15th/16th May 2021Read more "Te Ika-a-Māui North Island Autumnal"
7th March 2021 – An easy and short flat walk around the back of Te Kowhai village along Te Otamanui Stream and it’s Lagoons. A Te Kowhai Community lead project, work is ongoing. There are lots of information signs to read along the trail offering insights into Te Kowhai and it’s history. There are […]Read more "Te Otamanui Walkway + Lagoon, Te Kowhai"
Monday 16th November 2020 – Longer Day Trip to explore the Earnslaw Burn Track The entrance to Lovers Leap Road looks like a private farm driveway. Strongly recommend that you use GPS to find this road. The track entrance is also not particularly clear. It’s starts at a corner of Lovers Leap Road […]Read more "Earnslaw Burn Track Explore Glenorchy"
Wednesday 21st October 2020 – Easier hikes to explore both the Tasman Lakes and do a leisurely walk down Hooker Valley.Read more "Hooker Valley + Tasman Lake Aoraki Mt Cook"
Thursday 22nd October 2020 – Little Mount Peel summit and explore around Peel Forest in the Mid Canterbury Region near GeraldineRead more "Little Mount Peel + Peel Forest Explore"
Sunday 4th October 2020 – Abbey Cave explore as part of a trip up north to visit areas I have yet to explore (though did have to cut the trip short). With a good head torch you can explore these caves quite deeply. Organ cave goes on for quite a bit. Note: Enter the Caves […]Read more "Abbey Caves, Whangarei, Northland"
Friday 4th September 2020 – Trip to climb again to Te Aroha, this time including more of an explore around the back, looping back via tracks around Tui Mine. Day was Sunny throughout. Te Aroha was previously climbed back in November 2015 (returning the same way) Topo Map…Read more "Return to Te Aroha"
Friday 7th August 2020 – With work on my back to get my leave balances down… Trip to explore Daly’s Clearing on my day off. Starting from Franklin Road car park, Looped clockwise. Except for a school group returning back, no one else was seen on the track. Weather was Sunny through out most of […]Read more "Daly’s Clearing Hut Loop Explore"