Makahu Saddle to Middle Hill Hut, 11 May 2016 As we drove to the Makahu Saddle car park, there was a lot of dark cloud over the Kawekas. There were 13 on the trip and nine of us left the car park at about 8.45, heading along the track to Kaweka Bivvy for morning tea…. [Read More]
Burn Hut, Tararua Range, Saturday-Sunday September 22-23, 2012 Map BN34 Nobody had been here before, except Dorothy, who tramped here several years ago in the reverse route, but she couldn’t remember anything until she got to the hut! So we drove down to the Tararua Ranges and turned from Shannon. This road leads past the… [Read More]
Didymo poses a major threat to our waterways. It’s already widespread in the South Island, and the challenge is to stop it entering the North Island. The “Check, Clean, Dry” campaign has focused on anglers, but the same rules apply to trampers who often routinely cross several rivers in a single day’s walk. Here’s some… [Read More]
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