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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Current Notices, little life snippets and other observations can be found on my sub blog at KAHA.NZ
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Photo-log of my time walking (and Kayaking) the various DOC (Department of Conservations) “Great Walks” here in New Zealand. Milford Track, Waikaremoana, Routeburn Trail, Kepler Track and Kayaking the Whanganui River
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Kayaking, River Rafting and Canoeing Trips Including the Whanganui River Journey
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Individual Day Walks around the Auckland Region, including Waitakare and Hunua Ramges
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Day Hikes beyond the Auckland Region, including Waikato’s. Mt Te Aroha, Blue springs, Wairere Falls and further beyond.
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24th September 2016 – Short mid-day stroll around Puhinui Reserve in between errands. Well formed gravel paths all around most of the park, the southern quarter of the park is where it is quite boggy. Much of the park is set up for Dressage as evidenced in the photo gallery. There is a pipeline bridge […]
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22nd September 2016 – Mid week walk with the Auckland Hiking Group Meetup around Gibbs Farm, situated off the coast of the Kaipara Harbour North west of Auckland.
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18th September 2016 – Short(er) walk around Cossey Massey Loop in the Hunua Ranges
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4th September 2016 – Loop walk from Karekare, up Zion Hill. on to Odins Timber Track, through Orange Peel Corner, Walker Ridge Track, down to Pararaha Valley and back along the beach back to Karekare car park.
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27th August 2016 – Walk with the Auckland Hiking Group
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21st August 2016 – Waharau Loop Day Walk, in the Hunua Ranges (Firth of Thames side)
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14th August 2016 – Kirk’s Bush early morning pre-hike stroll then to Hunua to do the Suspension Bridge and Wairoa Loop Tracks To view the full size photos. Click on a photo which should launch Carousel mode and then scroll down (Wheel mouse down if on a laptop / pc or swipe up if using […]
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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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