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"
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"
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"
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"
6th May 2018 – Assorted Pictures of Hamilton, Waikato and surrounds in Autumn. Taken on my second hand Samsung S7 Active Phone.Read more "Waikato in Autumn"
22nd April 2018 – Pack Raft Explore around Karangahake Finishing up at Paeroa. Water level was low for the first half requiring us to get out and carry the Pack Raft around some shallow rapids at certain points. On the second half of the journey, the river was sufficiently deep at most rapids allowing us […]Read more "Paeroa Karangahake Packraft Explore"
1st April 2018 to 3rd of April 2018 – Two night trip to Mount Yasur on Tanna Island, Republic of Vanuatu. Plane trip on Air Vanuatu from Port Vila Bauer Field Airport to White Grass Airport, where we were picked up by Taxi Utes to take us to our accommodation across rough unformed roads through […]Read more "Mount Yasur Active Volcano, Tanna Island"