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"
Tuesday 20th March 2021 to Tuesday 6th April 2021 – Trip to Chatham islands archipelago 800 km off the east coast of the South Island. Staying at Skirmish Bay Stay situated at Rēkohu far North eastern corner. (17 May 2021 – More photos to be uploaded when I get a chance) See also the […]Read more "Rēkohu Chatham Islands Explore"
Sunday, 4th April 2021 – Morning photographing the Basalt Columns situated on Private land at Ohira Bay, Chatham islands. These columns were formed via vertical shrinkage. See the Chatham Island tourism Basalt columns page for more information. Land owner permission to access this attraction is required through your accommodation provider / host. Beware when we […]Read more "Basalt Columns, Ohira Bay, Chatham Islands"
Monday, 5th April 2021 – Day Tour to Pitt Island (flying in from Chatham island). Hosted and guided by Brent from the Flower Pot Bay Lodge. Key areas covered in the tour included… Caravan Bush – Short walks and Bird + bush experience. Flower Pot Bay Explore and Lodge (for Lunch) Waihere Bay Glory Hut […]Read more "Pitt Island, The Chathams"
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"
Tuesday 5th January 2021 – Explore Fanthams Peak on Mount Taranaki, Egmont National park. Walk starts off from Dawsons Falls Visitor Centre carpark with a gentle climb and begins to ascend steeply for the 2nd half of the climb up. There is about 200m elevation gain in scree near the top of the climb, so […]Read more "Fanthams Peak Egmont National Park Taranaki"
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"
Saturday 17th October 2020 – Photos from a Roadtrip to explore South and Mid Canterbury… See also Hooker Valley and Tasman Lake Photos and Little Mount Peel Forest area. Update 9th November 2020 – Ended up putting an offer on a place in Rolleston while I was down there. Going back down there […]Read more "South to Mid Canterbury Area Road Trip"