Sunrise Hut, and not much Beyond

The verandah view

Sunrise Hut, Ruahine FP, Wednesday July 16. Map: BK36 The weather forecast was for gale-force southerlies and snow down to 700 metres. So it was with a sense of excitement and trepidation that we set off from Napier for the Triplex car park. What a waste of emotional energy. The wind never came; the snow… [Read More]

A funky weekend at Rangiwahia Hut

The fabulous artwork on spotless loos

Rangiwahia Hut, Saturday/Sunday June 28/29 2014 This year we revisited a hut which has had some alterations, albeit to the loos, and the heat source. Rangiwahia Hut loos have had a makeover, (see pictures). The gas heating has been taken out and a wood burning stove installed. Three cheers for these changes. It is a… [Read More]

Amongst the Forest Giants

More fungi

Whirinaki Park, Queens Birthday Weekend, June 2014 I just love being in this area amongst these awe-inspiring trees, so I was thrilled to be back again. We stayed at the Whirinaki Recreation Camp huts which have been recently refurbished with flush toilets, solar showers, and a covered outdoor eating area. What luxury! After some confusion… [Read More]