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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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I've run off some up to date 'atlases' for the Backcountry Navigator app - if anyone is interested. These allow you complete NZ coverage of topomaps and WAMS-style access maps when not in coverage. They ...
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Thanks @Honora — sounds like a great adventure!
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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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Update: There was indeed no snow on the Kaweka's, the only snow that was there was current, i.e. what was forecast, so no technical gear required. You might still get your feet wet a bit if ...
... and $1000 of the fine goes to the tramper who reported the landing. Nice work!
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Dunno about TKR but my torn knee meniscuses (menisci?) were the end of my kayaking. Can manage sit-on kakay or packraft but anything that requires bracing using the legs - forget it.
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I just love that the cost is "plus the maps"!
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It’s always embarrassing to wake in the morning and find others have moved out and be the recipient of deadly looks! I would be happy to be less of an annoyance by moving to the kitchen ...
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Erick Brenstrum put out a weather book that I studied intently and found very helpful. It's called the NZ weather book and could be found at your local library. Not sure if it's still available ...
i heard back from the person who complained online about the club he said the club definitely didnt book. they knew about booking the hut, but thought that they didnt apply for when they were going ...
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Thanks very much!
Reality is all wilding pines have commercially planted siblings. No biological weapon will kill one without killing the other. I think wandering the hills with a grubber and chainsaw are going to be the main ...
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It's just a headline, which puts a word in quotes, and I sort of want to ask is it really that bad? A couple of decades back this article would've appeared in a dead tree ...
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theres more time between snowfalls than there has been in years gone by... the snow all turns to rock hard ice at that altitude, it melts and refreezes . same issue with tongariro. instagrammed locations that ...
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It all looked a bit different when I was there. Didn't get a pic of Remarkable Peak but this is the east side of Gallena Ridge. http://tramper.nz/files/objectversions/28359/IMG_20200622_112035.jpg Reckon that descent & climb round Remarkabl...
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the doco's are screening on tv1 on sundays 12:55 and 2:55 also ondemand after they have screened.. https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/first-crossings https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/intrepid-nz
Our first trip after lockdown was to Pfeiffer Biv but it was obvious that several other people had the same idea so we ended up camping in the first approach basin. There were 33 people ...
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Tahr are a problem , but deer are not "out of control" on the west cost. Its nonsence
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