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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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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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Wounded in Action and Killed in Action.
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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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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...
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