Personal homepage of Fergus Young. Kia ora! Welcome to my personal website. This Domain serves as my primary online web presence and supersedes my old static website at www.youngnz.com (the domain of which is now primarily for Email hosting) If you wish, you’re welcome to throw me a line at: fergus (at) young (dot) zone […]
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3rd July 2016 – Relatively leisurely day at Hunua’s Wairoa Reservoir and a Bush Bash up to the Wairoa Dam Lookout Point
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12th June 2016 – Day walk around Whatipu – Looping up via Omanawanui Track and back down via Kura Track
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5th June 2016 – Solo trip to Taupo. Sailing Barbary then a hike up Mount Tauhara (Private land)
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24th May 2016 – Melbourne City and Suburban Dandenong snaps taken in between times during a work trip Travel tip. Buses around Dandenong cease around 9:30 p.m. Learned this when the Pakenham line trained ran behind schedule and ended up missing the last bus connection by 5 minutes. Ended up having to walk the […]
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15th May 2016 – Tanekaha walk, Mangawhai. (Starting from Cove road car park)
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25th April 2016 – Day Walk at Thames, Coromandel Ranges – Waiotahi-Karaka track loop
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Part of my Easter Weekend Spontaneous Solo trip. Decided to stop off at Wairere Falls, Waikato, en-route to Whakatane for a short (but steep-ish) walk up to the top of Wairere falls.
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Visit (including swim) at Blue Springs, the 2nd short walk of the trip (Loop track option from Leslie Road), before heading back to Auckland.
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28th March 2016 – Helicopter Trip to White Island Volcano (Private Scenic Reserve), with Frontier Helicopters. I had sprained my Ankle the weekend before. The doctors at Greenlane Ascot A & E had directed me that hiking was off the table this Easter long weekend. While my effective walking range was limited I was still […]
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13th March 2016 – Regular short / Day walk around Waitakare Dam Loop via Upper Kauri Track, Waitakere ranges, Auckland.
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