Hiking

Hiking

Hiking in New Zealand: Know before you go

I’ve always been a lover of the outdoors. I was a bit of a tom-boy really; I loved climbing…

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Stairway to Heaven: Paekakariki to Pukerua Bay Escarpment Track

That old Led Zeppelin number is one of my all-time favourite songs. Dad used to play it to us…

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A guide to hiking in Taranaki, New Zealand

I need to start by apologising for falling off the face of the earth recently – I haven’t posted…

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Otari-Wilton’s Bush: The Place of Snares

Living in the city, I can sometimes get a bit of cabin fever. I’m a country girl at heart;…

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Hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Renowned for being New Zealand’s single greatest day hike – and one of the best hikes in the entire world, in…

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Best Hikes on New Zealand’s South Island

Oh, New Zealand… With her endless black or white sand beaches, her huge, cascading waterfalls, her towering mountains that…

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New Zealand “as it used to be”: Exploring Te Urewera

Before I start this blog post, I’ll bet that you have no idea: where Te Urewera is, and how…

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SH94: The Te Anau – Milford Highway

The Scenic Highway 94 begins in Te Anau, a small town mainly used by tourists who are embarking on…

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Karamea: A hidden gem on New Zealand’s West Coast

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of New Zealand’s West Coast? Probably the Glaciers…

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