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Yep, as feared these closures a becoming sweeping. Here the widely proposed closures extended to Coromandel and other areas.. https://www.doc.govt.nz/get-involved/have-your-say/all-consultations/2018/proposal-to-close-tracks-to-protect-kauri/ At least worth making submissions for what it's worth to email address ...
Can make cases plus/minus many of the above. Te Paki Coastal Walk, which I've done most of several years ago, as you say relatively easily walk-able, transport to from/it is ...
yes its still low wages with the sherpas being the best paid.
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This sign was at Otaihanga domain where freedom camping is very common. **Dont view this if your at work ahaha** ![](https://i.imgur.com/f6p2jBc.jpg)
I took my almost two year old to Te papa last week and he absolutely crapped himself in the Gallipoli exhibit. He really thought they were giant humans. That Avalon ...
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I often compare MetService with snowforecast.com and find MetService are usually more pessimistic with the rainfall. Weather Underground is great for little local forecasts e.g. we used the Cass forecast ...
> More clarity in how the reporters phrase these things, ability to ask the right questions would be helpful In this case I think most or all of the information has ...
Hi @Bagger. > Skill and experience just improve your odds. They don't neutralise risk. I completely agree, but skills and experience do help one to understand risk. Outdoor pursuits nearly always have some ...
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True. To be honest I doubt that after the sar has responded and found it was a dog rather than human they are not going to do what they can for ...
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Hey Matthew. So, will there be downtime on the transition ?. Cheers !.
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>Insurance cos offering travel insurance know about the free service and set premiums that wouldnt cover the costs if it was removed I disagree with charging for SAR for the usually-stated ...
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Hi. I am just wondering if anyone is hiking into Lion Kinvig Hut in the Ruahine Ranges anytime soon? I left my portable GPS there and am currently unable to ...
The article stated that they got lost after losing reception, this means they didn't have offline maps, which is a rookie mistake. I have always Google maps and Gaia topo maps ...
It is, without doubt, a serious problem. Exclusion for the foreseeable future is a reasonable strategy as humans are one of the vectors. Other control methods are necessary, too. Feral ...
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The kauri dieback response is funded through MPI.
@fdi4r978fg, https://www.meetup.com/Source-to-Sea-and-Other-Adventures/photos/all_photos/?photoAlbumId=28057597 has what you are looking for.
its a forum people are free to comment even if it is repeating stuff... but if you pay attention often its not just repeating its elaborating on the same subject ...
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The extra funding would let the Department of Conservation [DOC] cover 1.8m hectares, nearly double the current area and the size of Northland and Auckland combined. The investment was needed ...
I run usually 3 times at week...and because I can I walk to work every day...so usually in one day I can do up to 8/10 k...I work in retail ...
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@krieg. The easiest way to do this would be three north-south traverses - one on the tops and two up the flanking valley systems, with a wee tops/gorge loop added ...
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@Gaiters - been there, done that. What I see as fairly mundane day-walks to Field or Cone Huts turn into real logistical nightmares complete with bruises from major falls, twisted ...
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It's nearly always claggy from the saddle to dundas.
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When I was instructing I took great interest in the Princeton University Freshers Program. All the students went on back packing trips and the guru had a great training program ...
Interesting you mention those straps @geeves as I've noticed they've largely disappeared from many packs. I think they are called hip-belt stabiliser strap/anti-sway straps. My Macpac Torre had them and ...
> ...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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