29th September 2018 – Back to the Coromandel to try and walk some tracks that will be (partially) closing soon. Ended up to be more of a slow leisurely road trip. Attempt to do Lynch Stream Track thwarted, only got to the far end of Otara Bay and a bit inland before being greeted with […]Read more "Otara Bay + Wharekirauponga Track"
5th August 2018 – Photos from An aborted hike. We were due to undertake the Mangokino Pack Track, however rain got the best of us upon arrival. Ohinemuri River + Waitawheta River became swollen after sustained rain full. Video Clips can be found here.Read more "Karanghake Swollen River Systems"
29th July 2018 – Another Spontaneous spur of the moment Short day trip back to Kaimai Ranges. This time to visit Bluff Stream Kauri Loop Track, another track soon to be closed. From Franklin Road Car park, Track follows a sealed road for a short distance before entering into Farmland. Once leaving Farmland, there is […]Read more "Bluff Stream Kauri Loop Waitawheta"
22nd July 2018 – Day Trip out towards the Dargaville direction to Hike up Mount Tutamoe Track and Hukatere Reserve (Both scheduled to be closed) Mount Tutamoe Track: Starts from a grassy areas with a DoC Sign along Tararua Road. Walking along a commercial pine forest and later into the bush area. Muddy in places, […]Read more "Mount Tutamoe Track + Hukatere Reserve"
Saturday 14th July 2018 – Spur of the moment day trip to explore Te Arai Point and the walks surrounding Mangawhai Lookout (Behind Mangawhai Bowling club)Read more "Te Arai Point + Mangawhai Lookout Walks"
8th July 2018 – Day trip to explore the Bays around Onemana, including Pokohino Bay, Pakahakaha Bay and finally Opoutere Bay. Brief trip notes below… Departed at 7:05 a.m in the morning on Sunday to Rendevous with other friends staying at Onemana. Access to Pokohino Bay can be access via Vehicle or on Foot from […]Read more "Onemana Bays + Opoutere Explore"
30th June 2018 – Spur of the moment Day trip north of Auckland to explore in and around Waipu Caves.Read more "Waipu Caves, Whangarei District"
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"
27th May 2018 – Waipu Coastal Walk and Goldschmidt Panoramic Walk with the Auckland Hiking Group Meetup…Read more "Waipu Coastal Walk + Goldschmidt Panoramic Walk"
20th May 2018 – Killing time visiting Eden Gardens + short a few laps up and down the loop of Clevedon Hill (as a fitness maintenance attempt)Read more "Eden Gardens"