Matthew

Hi,

I'm Matthew and I started this website way back in December 1996. It has been evolving and growing ever since.

With a young family, I mostly content myself with day walks at the moment, around the Canterbury Plains.

Mount Ada after the fires Valley Track, Mount Vernon Park Mitre Peak Near Broken River Hut Cave Stream Erosion on Broken River Prebble Hill (902m) Rod Donald Hut Old toilet, Rod Donald Hut Rod Donald Hut Rod Donald Hut Down to Rod Donald Hut

Orongomai Trail

Forest loop track in Kennedys Bush on the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Orongomai Trail

Loop track exploring Kennedys Bush on the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Mount Vernon

Short climb up Mount Vernon from the Summit Road in the Christchurch Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Farm Track, Mount Vernon Park

Straightforward, persistent climb over grassland to Christchurch's Summit Road.   More ▶︎

Mount Vernon

Short grassy climb from the Summit Road to Mount Vernon (462m). Spectacular 360 degree views from the summit.   More ▶︎

Farm Track, Mount Vernon Park

Climb a grassy spur beneath Mount Vernon.   More ▶︎

Dry Ridge Track

Short walk mostly used as an access track.   More ▶︎

Comans Track

Coastal climb above Karekare.   More ▶︎

Lion Rock / Te Piha

Lion Rock is the unmistakable rocky outcrop on the beach at Piha.   More ▶︎
Valley Track, Mount Vernon Park

Valley Track, Mount Vernon Park

Easy walking through regenerating forest and over tussockland on Christchurch's Port Hills.   More ▶︎

Ahu Ahu Track (partial)

Ahu Ahu Track is an old bridle trail near Karekare. It is wide and smooth although relatively steep. Combine it with Comans Track for a circuit walk.   More ▶︎

Comans Track

Coastal track from Karekare. Combine with Ahu Ahu Track for a good circuit.   More ▶︎
Matthew
Member since 3 June 20013 June 2001
Status Administrator