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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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Fair enough greeves, I can comprehend your reasoning. However, as I pointed out earlier there was no criticism of waynowski intended as it wasn't directed at him personally. There was ...
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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.
Threat of extinction from kauri dieback could see Govt stepping in to close Waitakere Ranges http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11964160
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@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
I saw countless people lining the streets on January 22nd, in silence paying their last respects as the funeral procession drove by
When you sign the contract you become a volunteer worker and therefore liable to the same h&S as regular employees
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'Holy Rock'...... Which was graffitied. As an Aussie who has done many of the more well-known walks in Australia, I have my own views. They involve respect, but pragmatic respect. ...
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@ Madpom, i totally agree with the sentiments of the other forum users. Your ‘maps past’ website is excellent, as is the ‘route guides’ site. I sincerely appreciate your wonderful ...
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As a snorer, I'm gonna have to check out this snorex. I've been known to sleep in the woodshed if I realize it's going to be one of those nights ...
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Really looking forward to two weeks in march in the south island with my wife and two children, 6 and 8 yrs. We have planned 3 different tramps in the ...
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She seems most likely from Shaw's list, but has it been confirmed that one of the other named Green MPs isn't going to be Minister of Conservation? I wonder what it'll ...
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Ok let me elaborate, First I was looking at Milford Track (although not sure about the flies and the rain). Then I started to consider Routeburn Track but the pass might be ...
@izogi yep, that's the one
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Mt. Owen is on my wish list so haven't been there yet! Having said that, have watched a few youtube videos and prepared a trail. Definitely taking the Northern route ...
A new tool coming online from MSC. Could be handy. https://medium.com/@nz_msc/coming-soon-plan-my-trip-686829672b7d
To anyone offended by my comments, please accept my apologies. Goodnight.
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My Koro used to take me up the kawhatau for fishing trips since as long as I can remember. Pitching the tent and spending a weekend. We would walk for ...
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