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> ...until eventually he met a situation he couldnt cope with which happened to be severe enough to kill him ...and most likely someone else, which makes it even more sad.
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From a comment on Facebook: "They were told it wasn’t that easy to follow in the clag before they left herapai and didn’t have a gps on them lucky for ...
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The reality is that a strap will always slide to the loosest point. Thats why socks fall down and shorts legs ride up. If your hips are smaller than your ...
Walked the Hillary Trail over Easter with my 13 yr old girl and her friend. They did really well, the last day is a pretty epic 30 km for a ...
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Good to see the jpg pic function working again. Thanks Matthew. 10th Feb is the telescope photo of the distant Falcon Heavy payload.
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It's just another tool in the kit which may or may not be of assistance . There are so many circumstances possible, it is hard to say if it will ...
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thanks for the link for status of pastoral leases, Matt. I've bookmarked it. Very useful.
Hi guys, @Kreig and I must have been on some kind of similar "forum break" as I noticed he's back too. Not sure many will know me if i'm totally honest, although ...
There's an excellent Stuff feature, from this month, on the motives for the mouse eradication at https://interactives.stuff.co.nz/2018/03/the-island/
Storm water is a different problem to sewage. It should be relatively clean although road water is often contaminated with road grime and lazy peoples oil change residue. Sewage though is ...
Well, for starters, I'm getting a certified self-contained camper. And Auckland recently opened up a bunch of freedom camping spots; for self-contained campers. But there's always infinite other legal options. :)
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My memory of Dome Shelter is that on an instruction weekend with the WTMC, our instructor had us have our lunch outside while it was snowing as he said this ...
I understand where you're coming from Matthew. I would like to point out though, that the word 'urbanite' is not in any way derogatory - it simply means a person ...
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Did the Fyffe Pass route in winter during the late 70's. Everything was frozen up when we did it and the avo risk was probably minimal, but from dim memory ...
It was a good down to earth interview! @ PhilipW a number of us here are already active Permolat members. I joined up over 10 years ago after shifting back to ...
24 hours of "news" means that facts possibly get reported at the same rate they might have before, but now it tends to be delivered between swathes of never-ending low-cost ...
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Couple of items on RNZ today https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/five-oclock-report/audio/2018628529/future-of-molesworth-station-to-be-considered https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/country/348158/what-does-the-future-hold-for-nz-s-largest-farm
We got over tramping with our baby pretty quick. We got a half dozen in before he turned one but we got over it, it's hard smashing through scrub with ...
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I've posted under Photographs about the relics on Kellys Range. A photograph of part of the dry stone wall structure that is up there features. As to shafts there are ...
Hey @zoneblue. Thanks again for documenting the unofficial Egmont National Park tracks off Carrington Road at http://www.zoneblue.nz/cms/page.php?view=kiri-track . This afternoon I finally had an opportunity to go out for a couple ...
Very rough terrain up there. I've only heard of one individual going to Mt Somers that way. I've taken routes closer to the saddle between the 2 huts.
@madpom Those are totals for the 2017 season. 2016 they were: $25 per 4WD Vehicle $15 per Motorcycle $2 per Mountain Biker Trampers - no charge Personally I'm NOT comfortable paying $40 to use that ...
From Cascade Cove up to that lake at 141m looks OK, but like Wayno, I don't like the look of the gorge from there down to Lake Frazer. From Cascade ...
Last season I got invited on a weekend trip to the D'Urville hut, and yes it was a bit of a boozy lads horror show. I was just a guest ...
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jammed in a two hour local walk in between domestics and ovetime work
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