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I’d like to do the section from Whangarei heads north to Russell one day. Have done plenty of overnight trips in the middle part here.
Going back for another go this weekend. I have been told very recently that most of the wreckage was recovered around 20 years ago. Apparently this can be found in ...
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Was wondering what had happened to you, saw your entry in Maropea Forks a day before us. Our route from there was Otukota, MP range, Crow, McKinnon, Waterfall... Shame you ...
I've done the Wangapeka then Heaphy return twice, both tracks are nice walking and relatively easy however the Wangapeka has a really rough section from just above Taipo Hut to ...
Thanks all, will head to Carrington on Friday, if weather looks okay I'll try for the three passes route, but otherwise will try those overnighters mentioned. Thanks
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Yes the puketutu hit is south of the tunnel line. And there is still an old marked track from the top of the falls along what was the old N/S ...
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I've been and done it. Due to 200mls of rain two days before it was very muddy in parts, and the sphagnum moss bogs were hazards to avoid. Elevation went ...
Just a quick note for non locals to let you know that there has been quite a lot of damage to tracks from the recent floods. This is widespread and ...
I've just been informed by a mate who was up the Styx yesterday that the river has changed course in a couple of places damaging the track route. Access is ...
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Nice one Justine, glad to hear it. How would you describe your experience and what advice would you give me when my back starts to cooperate?
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Quite possibly! Parts of the bush adjacent Hauroko used to be quite good going and other places you used to strike away from the shore and use ridges. If I ...
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as of dec 18 the track is clear and followable from the hut to the hot pools. The hut is still the same but clean, weather tight and repainted. See ...
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Awesome. Thanks so much. Seems like the ex NZFS guys are doing a great job1
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Can anyone give me info or website links to about this hut as I know very little about it. Much appreciated if you could help. Andrew
Made it this weekend. Fricken nightmare. Getting to Punga was easy - ironically the most well-marked part of the track - with DOC orange triangles!?!?!? (compared to the route to ...
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Hello, I'm also new here from Uk. Happy to join this group. We have a Downsvale Nursing Home in Surrey, Dorking for Elders and Dementia Patients. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Respite Care in Surrey, Dorking
Thanks @bernieq. A very small selection of photos now uploaded.
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Coming back yesterday from my trip to Mt.Aspiring NP and as usual I want to thanks everybody for their suggestions and help. I had a great time and doing the debriefing ...
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As fate would have it, I walked the Leslie Karamea earlier this week (from Salisbury hut down). Track is pretty easy and in excellent condition except between Karamea bend and ...
if you havent got staff on the ground theres little to stop people littering.
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yes its certainly possible: https://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/bay-of-plenty/places/kaimai-mamaku-conservation-park/things-to-do/tracks/tuahu-track/
Cool. Thanks for going the extra mile @glennj. Very happy to hear the hut is still there.
My understanding is the park boundary is at the swing bridge 12kms in from Muddy Creek. That first/last section is on private land.
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I have to disagree with the above posts regarding Deadmans. I've been down it twice in the last few years and found it very straightforward. Yes, rough and boggy, the ...
bumping if anyone else knows about these.
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