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Well - I was wearing a green Swazi top with orange hi viz panel - discount stock from when DOC stopped using Swazi as a supplier for said item. And a set of quick-dry green ...
Reply received from QE2 rep. Key points below (I didn't ask for permission to post the response publicly so will not copy the entire message): "... public access as of right is restricted to the tracks ...
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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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Wounded in Action and Killed in Action.
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i emailed the president of the club.... i got a response within minutes...
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If heading from Wellington School road was the quicker way to the road end anyway. They were always going to have to redo the road at the bypass as it will need a bridge.
Helicopter = air ambuance. Charged thousands of dollars ?. You're lost or injured but choose not to hit the button ?. Your choice.
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I'm planning to make a coffee table with a glass top and just the right size to slip a topo map into (and easily switch out for another). What better thing to look at over ...
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cost for the NH90's ws less than $ 60k some claims were they were costing over $20k per hour, which is a massive over estimate
It’s one of those things that baffles me. Having a gun doesn’t automatically make you a hunter or a bushman yet the cart often goes before the horse. Agree with PhilipW Could’ve been worse though, they could’ve ...
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"Why the PCT's Most Iconic Trail Angels Are Retiring Thru-hiker traffic on this western trail is growing faster than the volunteer community's ability to handle it" I've read similar comments from NZers who host TA walkers, one spoke ...
Govt gives $25 million funding boost for conservation tourism https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/govt-gives-25-million-funding-boost-conservation-tourism
Thanks and Much appreciated Morris
""... after an outcry from residents and businesses in the area, the agency has done a full U-turn on the policy. ....The change follows a town meeting at Castle Hill Village earlier this week which saw ...
Used to be Ministry of Works or Railways would soak up the unemployed. Enhanced Task Force Green & a February job ad indicate $18/hr. ""We are based near Geraldine and will commute the team to ...
Boundary Creek hut?
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Thanks for the link Wayno. Will enjoy reading. Phil
looks like its their wheeled travel packs that shouldnt be immersed in water https://www.osprey.com/us/en/fitting-learning/pack-care
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Maybe we could put the idea out there that if you've got a loved one tramping, it would make sense for the whanau to club together and buy said loved one a PLB for a ...
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Small correction... From the Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, which is different from the Ministry and much smaller. It's the office responsible for investigating and independently evaluating the government's environme...
first time i even came close to being lost i was pretty young.. still at primary school or intermediate was on a camp and taking a walk to a waterfall i'd done before... came to a ...
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...but the DOC track positions, in the DOC web site or in Koordinates web site, are good enough for trip planning purposes.... just not for navigation. Unfortunately LINZ take DOC track positions as authoritative, so we ...
I'm loving this - have found 45 bears and friends out of 45 clues so far! :)
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We're finding it hard to get to stay in some huts these days anyway. We have to wait for deep rivers or deep snow sometimes to get a bunk in a hut. Pity the cold ...
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I used to give a mate at work a hard time about how he was always going in to Black Hill Hut but then we started going there a lot too. That walk in along ...
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