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An anonymous Conservation Board member gives their view of the draft document here: https://www.buzzsprout.com/253520/8476364-special-episode-leaked-options-development-group-draft-recommendations
Loss looks at the devastating effect introduce mammals have had on New Zealand’s unique wildlife. https://www.rnz.co.nz/programmes/fight-for-the-wild/story/2018793166/1-loss-fight-for-the-wild
I think @madpom has it pretty accurately stated when he says: "Running a job or trip of 'randoms' on an 'equalitarian' basis with no identified team lead is a really tricky one to pull off safely. ...
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IMO, you're over-thinking it. Perhaps it depends on what you want to get out of it. A competitive environment where people are focused on bagging more points than someone else might warrant primary, secondary & conditionals ...
https://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/news/300276910/slip-closes-walking-track-near-nelson
Tourist who died hunting may not have been aware of rules - Coroner rules? they arent really rules, they are guidelines, and without knowing how he died, you wouldnt necessarily have saved him or found him anyway, ...
It could be a temporary thing given the circumstances because there was very short notice. In any case I don't think direct expertise of a Minister is nearly as important as an ability to know ...
izogi, thank you - I had 2 windows open and copied the wrong one (dumb*rse!) edited above to this link : https://tramper.nz/forums/thread/8887?offset=1
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Human remains found on West Coast likely missing tramper Marni Sheppeard https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/300260621/human-remains-found-on-west-coast-likely-missing-tramper-marni-sheppeard
100% right @Gregor. Was a bit naughty as I did not have definitive trip intentions. Just wanted to go for a walk and ended up visiting 7 huts staying at Manson on Friday and Kiwi ...
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From what I can see the rules apply to domestic and industrial use not recreational (yet) There are still few alternatives to fossil fueled camp stoves. There is the Triangia meths stove but thats it. ...
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Thanks madpom, it's great to get an up-to-date map of the entire SI for BCN. Couldn't have done it myself. If you have advice on linking the NZ Gazetteer to BCN, please let us know. BCN ...
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seldom a problem, unlikely in summer with so many about and people camping by the lake..
Judging by comments online it sounds as though Mt Brown hut currently doesn't have coal but on the other hand they may not have known what that pipe thingy was. "Not(sic) heating so bring warm clothes ...
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Unfortunately that FB page clogs up my old laptop so it doesn't work for me at all.
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Madpom's done some good long trips in the N.I. He will have them posted on his routeguides website.
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Yes - the BoM weather for the fortnight looks preferable to the metservice stuff. Can I have that one please?
Well measuring anything as the bird flies from a single structure is never going to o come up with a huge number mainly because we are a tiny country. Go for a walk through there and ...
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four people with hypothermia rescued from Ruahines https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/ruahine-ranges-rescued-tramper-was-one-hour-from-death/A2SJZROPW6T5PL2TTQJQUVMCIA
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Follow up. The bivvy/camp in the head of the Tutoko River was named Kakapoop Camp. It was a sheet metal dogbox style biv with a fly camp attached with a heavy duty tarp - NZR ...
Kiri Allan Minister of Conservation https://www.labour.org.nz/kiriallan
I hope your problem is solved.
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A locator beacon has proved to be a lifesaver for a father and son stranded in Kahurangi National Park. https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/123164922/locator-beacon-lifesaver-for-father-and-son-stranded-on-freezing-national-park-ridge
update has no date for when or if the road will open, DOC looking at alternative route on foot https://www.kapiticoast.govt.nz/your-council/projects/otaki-gorge-road/
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Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Service "In the early hours of yesterday morning, the team were sent into the Kaweka Ranges after a PLB (personal locator beacon) was set off. The crew found the party and ...
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