Category Archives: New Zealand

My New Zealand Adventure – Part 3 Wrapping it up

PUKETITI STATION – November 11, 2018 We had finished all the planned caving and the day we set aside for scrubbing our gear was superfluous when we had all scrubbed our stuff and hang it out to dry after Thunderer … Continue reading

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My New Zealand Adventure – Part 2 the Caving

PUKETITI STATION, NZ – 4 – 10 November 2018 So many people had raved about the caving in New Zealand, so when David S decided to put a trip on, limited to eight cavers, I was quick to put my … Continue reading

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My New Zealand Adventure – Part 1

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – 31 October – 3 November 2018 The plans for this trip started almost 12 months ago, was postponed by a few months (due to the lambing season) and then had a few days added to it … Continue reading

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Kiwi Hunting

RAKIURA NP, Stewart Island, NZ,  9 – 17 September 2017 New Zealand during the “shoulder season”… not really winter, but not summer either.  And as far south in NZ as you can go, I was a little apprehensive with visions … Continue reading

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Seven days in NZ with 8 people I hardly knew, this could go one of two ways

NEW ZEALAND – THE HEAPHY TRACK – FEBRUARY 2016 I had caved with David S a couple of times and he knew I was a bushwalker so when he was making plans to go over to NZ in February and … Continue reading

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