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Mt. Luna via the stone track

Matiri Valley to Wangapeka Saddle

Matiri Valley to Wangapeka Saddle

An interesting cross country trip in Kahurangi National Park   More ▶︎
Matiri Valley to Wangapeka Saddle

Matiri Valley to Wangapeka Saddle

An interesting cross country trip in Kahurangi National Park involving a stretch of unmarked ridge travel   More ▶︎

Siberia Flat campsite

Camping next to the Wangapeka River near the start of the Wangapeka Track. Facilities include picnic tables nestled amongst trees ...   More ▶︎
kiwi saddle hut

kiwi saddle hut

6 bed doc hut open fire water stunning veiws   More ▶︎
Kiwi Saddle Hut

Kiwi Saddle Hut

Kiwi Saddle Hut, Kahurangi National Park.   More ▶︎
Kiwi Saddle Hut (Wangapeka)

Kiwi Saddle Hut (Wangapeka)

Kiwi Saddle Hut after a light overnight snow.   More ▶︎
Three Tarns Pass

Three Tarns Pass

Three Tarns Pass   More ▶︎

Courthouse Flat campsite

Wide grassy camping in the Wangapeka Valley. A common access point onto Mount Owen via Granity Pass Hut. A number ...   More ▶︎
Blue Creek Track

Blue Creek Track

This short walk sets off from the site of a gold mining town, exploring mining relics and a river resurgence.   More ▶︎
Mount Owen - northern approach from Courthouse Flat

Mount Owen - northern approach from Courthouse Flat

Mount Owen (1875m) is the highest point in Kahurangi National Parks, a bare landscape of marble karst including New Zealand's ...   More ▶︎
Leslie-Karamea

Leslie-Karamea

Joins onto Wangapeka Track.   More ▶︎
Kiwi Saddle Hut (Wangapeka)

Kiwi Saddle Hut (Wangapeka)

Six bunk hut in NZFS style. Tent sites available in clearing around hut. In early January 2007 there were a ...   More ▶︎
Luna Tops, Wangapeka

Luna Tops, Wangapeka

Overnight snow on the Luna Tops near Kiwi Saddle Hut, Wangpeka region   More ▶︎

Mt Arthur to Murchison

track from Mt Atrhur Tablelands to Murchison via Wangapeka Saddle, Nugget Knob and the Matiri Valley   More ▶︎
Blue duck / whio

Blue duck / whio

The blue duck is an uncommon duck found on swiftly flowing rivers only in New Zealand. This one was swimming ...   More ▶︎
Stone Hut

Stone Hut

Not made of stone but lots of stones on the track upstram from here   More ▶︎
Stone Hut

Stone Hut

On the Wangapeka track. Very cosy. Saw Whio in the river adjacent to the hut.   More ▶︎
Stone Hut (Kahurangi)

Stone Hut (Kahurangi)

Stone Hut is situated on the banks of the Wangapeka River where it meets Stone Creek. The Wangapeka Track continues ...   More ▶︎
Culliford's Battery

Culliford's Battery

A temporary four-stamper in Blue Creek near Mount Owen. A quartz reef was discovered here in 1870 by Alfred Culliford. ...   More ▶︎
Great place for a snack

Great place for a snack

Doing my Garfield act on the last day of the Wangapeka   More ▶︎
Wangapeka Track

Wangapeka Track

A Long gold trail following a series of river valleys.   More ▶︎
Mount Patriarch Tops

Mount Patriarch Tops

Mount Patriarch Tops, Kahurangi National Park.   More ▶︎
Wankapeka Saddle

Wankapeka Saddle

Wangapeka Saddle from Matiri Tops   More ▶︎
Fuchsia forest - route to Biggs Tops

Fuchsia forest - route to Biggs Tops

Fuchsia forest - route to Biggs Tops   More ▶︎
Biggs Tops

Biggs Tops

Biggs Tops, Karamea in cloud beyond   More ▶︎
Thor Hut

Thor Hut

A standard DOC hut on the Karamea River.   More ▶︎
Thor Hut

Thor Hut

Six bunk Hut on the Leslie - Karamea track   More ▶︎
John Reid Hut

John Reid Hut

Standard DOC hut in Kahurangi. Access Via the ridge from Mt. Patriach and Kiwi Saddle Hut or up from the ...   More ▶︎
John Reid Hut

John Reid Hut

John Reid hut. Standard 6 bunk hut. Water in small stream 20m towards toilet. Superb sunrises!   More ▶︎
Wangapeka Saddle

Wangapeka Saddle

Wangapeka Saddle from Nuggett Knob. Mt Luna to the right   More ▶︎
Matiri Wangapeka ridge from Nuggett Knob

Matiri Wangapeka ridge from Nuggett Knob

This photo shows the whole ridge. Point 1442 above Hurricane Hut is in the middle and the tarn is on ...   More ▶︎
Trevor Carter Hut

Trevor Carter Hut

A new 12 bunk DOC hut on the Karamea River   More ▶︎
Trevor Carter Hut

Trevor Carter Hut

Trevor Carter Hut, July 2009, I spent 2 days here waiting for the rain and thunder to stop.   More ▶︎
Nuggett Knob Close up

Nuggett Knob Close up

Only one more hill to go over before the Wangapeka   More ▶︎
South Island Robin

South Island Robin

A South Island Robin - Petroica australis australis   More ▶︎
Biggs Tops

Biggs Tops

Biggs Tops looking into the Kendall Valley and down the Karamea River from behind Trevor Carter Hut.   More ▶︎
Kings Creek Hut

Kings Creek Hut

A large and rather clinical hut on the Wangapeka Track   More ▶︎
Kings Creek Hut

Kings Creek Hut

A large and clinical 1980s hut on the Wangapeka Track   More ▶︎
Inside Cecil Kings Hut

Inside Cecil Kings Hut

A museum, but with matresses   More ▶︎
Cecil Kings Hut

Cecil Kings Hut

This historic hut is only a couple of hundred metres from the newer and larger Kings Creek Hut on the ...   More ▶︎
Cecil King Historic Hut

Cecil King Historic Hut

Built from the bush, a reminant from a past era   More ▶︎
The Cecil King Story

The Cecil King Story

What a wonderful tale   More ▶︎
Helicopter Flat hut

Helicopter Flat hut

Helicopter Flat hut. taken Jan 2015   More ▶︎
Taipo River

Taipo River

Taipo River, below the hut   More ▶︎
Venus Hut

Venus Hut

Now a new 12 bunk hut on the Karamea River.   More ▶︎
Old Venus Hut

Old Venus Hut

The original 2 level Venus Hut   More ▶︎
New Venus Hut

New Venus Hut

New Venus Hut July 2009   More ▶︎
New Venus Hut

New Venus Hut

New Venus Hut, July 2009   More ▶︎
granity pass huts

granity pass huts

yes huts. For a brief period the old and new huts were present together on Mt Owen.   More ▶︎
New Granity Pass hut

New Granity Pass hut

New Granity Pass hut   More ▶︎
Granity Pass Hut

Granity Pass Hut

New DOC hut with 12 bunks. Rain catcher for fresh water only so you must go well supplied, can be ...   More ▶︎
Granity Pass hut (new)

Granity Pass hut (new)

New Granity Pass hut.   More ▶︎
Granity Pass Track

Granity Pass Track

steep part of track leaving granity pass Hut   More ▶︎
Granity Pass Hut

Granity Pass Hut

the hut and surround   More ▶︎
Granity Pass Hut

Granity Pass Hut

picture of the hut   More ▶︎
Helicopter Flat Hut

Helicopter Flat Hut