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Izogi...I understand how tax works, my point is that tourists do not pay any income tax, it’s not a literal argument but more a moral one - income taxes help ...
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@AndrewTaylor - see this write-up: www.pntmc.org.nz/Tonys_Tararuas/Mangahao.pdf "Ngapuketarua Stream, or Weasel Creek" - apparently its the same thing. I cant even find "Rabbit Flat/s" marked on a modern topomap. Assume its in ...
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13/04/2019 Mt Lancelot A PLB activation was picked up by the Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) in Wellington at approx. 1920hrs, from a location near the Crow Hut in the upper Crow ...
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I don't think its only the 'ultralite' crowd that get into trouble. Most SAR callouts are for trampers, making wrong decisions, not knowing or ignoring the likely weather, the risk on ...
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found https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/112178733/search-under-way-for-missing-tramper-missing-in-canterbury-high-country
I also remember this event quite clearly. On many occasions I marched, ran or swaggered past a memorial to those lost. I've also developed friendships with many people who were ...
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This is hilarious for anyone who's been around American long-distance hikers haha https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oxpObyS4DE&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0QHNVKdw_UitisIo7Z_HxizBxWlgmwV7LKrJIm73GZsV91sE_zHNQ093I
Glen Currie has started a Facebook page called Mount Somers Walkway and made me an administrator.For a number of reasons,this will be temporary for me and someone else will pick ...
I pick and choose what threads to read. If I don't like the thread or it is of no interest to me - or if a boring know-all is relentlessly ...
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Car hire - can work out cheaper than shuttle and infinitely more flexible.
With respect to the Moderators tolerance so far, I'm dropping out of this thread. I'm more likely to mail respond if something comes up.
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Took a frozen fish curry for the first night dinner. We flew from Wellington to Dunedin to head to the track and my pack must have had a bit of ...
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No, I have often wondered myself about that
All the best with the shoulder recovery. I heard that ski field first aid posts could relocate a shoulder by telling the injured snowboarder etc. to take off their jacket! ...
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the stats in the report arent much use, they dont discriminate on the severity of the injury and they don't factor in how much more likely people might be getting ...
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A trip leader from a previous tramping club I was in some 30 years ago lead us astray quite spectacularly in the Ruahinis. This was some 30 years ago or ...
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Space junk now ?!. On a 557 day orbit around the Sun. ""Elon Musk sent a $100K Tesla Roadster to space a year ago. It has now travelled farther than ...
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I thought that was the pasta test - Throw it at the wall. If it sticks it's primo ?.
After reading this thread and then watching a couple of young ladies wolf dcwn half a pint of cream with their muesli, I resisted the urge to ask for a ...
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Gee, I must be on another planet then. I find the magazine is pretty good. There's no comparison between it and the Australian equivalent. I think the Wilderness articles are interesting ...
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Yeah. Ha ha guys !. Usually stop for coffees etc when with a car pool. Dragging yourself out of the car and unfolding is the hardest part of the trip.
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Just another update in the facebook page LANDSAR new zeland. They showing a video of search and rescue team on top of the ranges with an atrocious wind while they were ...
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neck, theres a soft case for it that lets you attach it on to a belt or strap with webbing straps
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people are so used to mobile saturation in populated areas, they dont realise how much infrastructure is required to get that saturation, people get some coverage in the mountains and ...
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Thanks everyone. Much appreciated. Si-dog: The Kaipararo plane wreck track is near the bush edge of Mt Kaipararo, accessed from Kaipararo road end. Track to it is easy to find ...
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