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No I want the larger model that starts the size of a day pack. That even has the kitchen sink and solar powered dishwasher
That would be nice Honora - hopefully the message is trickling down to those (sometimes oblivious) folk at LINZ that kiwis are sick of being denied lawful access to these land parcels by leaseholders.
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"Lost in the rainforest," maaaayte. Seriously, if this guy had taken an Esky and Doona with him, none of this would have happened.
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Heavier kit than a paper map, but some people use them. Solar mobile powerbank - can also be line-charged https://www.dhresource.com/0x0s/f2-albu-g2-M00-0A-F1-rBVaG1X1Z4mAGlrSAAFNQGFZOvU512.jpg/portable-solar-charger-power-bank-panel-5000mah....
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its the brain trying to join the dots and fill in the gaps when they see what they think is part of a deer, they often think they know which part of the deer they ...
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Said pilot was being paid. Despite what he thought about the whole thing you can bet he told his tourits he would be ringing the constabulary about the whole thing
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His name was published 6 days ago. He was a Chinese Malaysian. They still don't know if he fell or just wandered off the ridge. Either scenarios are possible in bad weather, that's for sure.
Yep, it's working fine now.
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Yes, @gaiters, you're right and to be honest I really don't care too much. But it was still a bad film, imho. For as long as it's the topic of the thread it's had me ...
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"the son of a wealthy and influential family was speeding on a dangerous and winding gravel road to retrieve some of his gear." Not sure how wealthy that family is if they're using NZ labour ...
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she was crossing with one of the guys at least, then they got seperated half way across.
too many muppets for doc to sift out... easier to be conservative i had to argue to pick up my hut tickets once because bad weather was coming and they wanted to hold everyone until they'd ...
everest is the high altitude mountain for tourist climbers , there are a few other 8000m peaks like that, cho oyo, Lhotse , manaslu..
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Woot - no Tararaus!
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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/...
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)
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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 park gets super crowded .
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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 for going up the Andrews ...
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> 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 been parroted from the rescue ...
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 the situation. If its a ...
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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 reasons, but I'm not convinced ...
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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 walk back in. If anyone goes ...
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 downloaded onto my phone and ...
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 animal control, for example. There *are* ...
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