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It won't be definitive until the legislation is written. However, the statements made thus far sound like a ban, with some consideration of special cases. A reasonable summary, I think, is ...
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Cycled through over 2 days midweek in July last year and met sot a soul on the whole track. Except a few Takahe! Owing to the stoney track surface there seemed ...
Quite possibly! Parts of the bush adjacent Hauroko used to be quite good going and other places you used to strike away from the shore and use ridges. If I ...
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There are currently 12 unofficial huts in the Tararua FP that I have been to (3 DOC bio huts & 9 pvte) . If you include Putaputa stream hut in the ...
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Thanks Phil, Am leaving mid week next week. Lucky.Hmm, am not too sure about my navigational skills - might check with the others in my group. Thank you
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I've never noticed any excessive noise with my one and don't really get what all the drama is about. As mentioned earlier maybe it was with an earlier iteration, though I ...
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Some older forum threads that discussed the same topic: https://tramper.nz/forums/thread/9014 https://tramper.nz/forums/thread/8816 https://tramper.nz/forums/thread/7098 https://tramper.nz/forums/thread/7084
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I've just been on my 2nd attempt to locate the Kaka. I have done extensive research, which leads me believe there may not be much left. If I do locate ...
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I've been coping with the heat by wetting my head and allowing the water to drip onto my prolite shirt and trousers and splashing water onto my sleeves. But don't ...
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My Exos has. A few years ago, a hunter commented on how old it was. I'd just given it a scrub the day before. I'm still using it and the ...
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All the best with the shoulder recovery. I heard that ski field first aid posts could relocate a shoulder by telling the injured snowboarder etc. to take off their jacket! ...
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The silk liner helps keep you warm when you gather it around your neck. It can be pulled up over your head to keep you warmer and protect you from ...
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I've taken ski googles once on a climbing trip. That was on a trip where a white-out was predicted. With the orange perspex? they were brilliant in the conditions. It ...
the stats in the report arent much use, they dont discriminate on the severity of the injury and they don't factor in how much more likely people might be getting ...
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Many thanks for all your comments!
as of dec 18 the track is clear and followable from the hut to the hot pools. The hut is still the same but clean, weather tight and repainted. See ...
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Awesome. Thanks so much. Seems like the ex NZFS guys are doing a great job1
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Hi there, I will be down in Chch in mid-April and would like to get an adventure in. Can anyone recommend something 3-5 days long near the Chch area? I have tramped ...
Hey Dutchman. I haven't been in there for about 4 years but from memory it is poled across the tops so you shouldn't have too much difficulty.
Can anyone give me info or website links to about this hut as I know very little about it. Much appreciated if you could help. Andrew
Made it this weekend. Fricken nightmare. Getting to Punga was easy - ironically the most well-marked part of the track - with DOC orange triangles!?!?!? (compared to the route to ...
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A trip leader from a previous tramping club I was in some 30 years ago lead us astray quite spectacularly in the Ruahinis. This was some 30 years ago or ...
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I imported a Catalyst about two years ago. Bets pack I've ever had, it's huge. I do miss having a true top pocket but not that much.
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Hello, I'm also new here from Uk. Happy to join this group. We have a Downsvale Nursing Home in Surrey, Dorking for Elders and Dementia Patients. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Respite Care in Surrey, Dorking
Thanks @bernieq. A very small selection of photos now uploaded.
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