Personal Photo Blog of Fergus Young Kia ora! Welcome. This Domain serves as my Photo Blog and originally superseded my old static website at www.youngnz.com (the domain of which is now primarily for Email hosting) If you wish, you’re welcome to throw me a line at: fergus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 or sign the Guestbook below. Historically, […]
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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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Hikes (both Day and Multi-Day) beyond the Auckland Region, including Waikato’s. Mt Te Aroha, Blue springs, Wairere Falls, Kaimais, Kaimanawas and further beyond
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23rd to 24th October – Overnight trip in the Kaimanawas. Seven of us Climbed Mount Urchin and then proceeded along an un-named track towards Umukarikari Track where we walked along the ridge to Waipakihi Hut for the Night. Next morning we then returned back along Umukarikari Track to Kaimanawa Road End for pick up by our […]
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16th August 2016 – Wairoa Loop track – Anti-Clockwise. Starting from Carpark at the Start of Otau Road, walking along side an unnamed stream up towards Repeater Road for a Lunch Break. We continued Westward to a look out point and then back down towards Wairoa dam. After a relaxing break, we then commenced our […]
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8th October 2016 – Another Day Hike with the Auckland Hiking Group Meetup… Swanson Pipeline & Waitakere Dam Loop
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1st October 2016 – Day hike with the Auckland Hiking Group Meetup. Piha Road down to Upper Huia to Upper Nihotupu Dam and back up to Piha Road
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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. This farm is free to enter however is only open once every month and due to it’s popularity, requires very advanced booking. Big Thanks to Sally and […]
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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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