Te Mata Peak is a must if you are in the Hawkes Bay region. Which I was so I headed there. Steeped in history, culture and spectacular views it is definitely something to put on your To-Do List. Quick Stats There are 5 walking tracks in Te Mata Park. We did the Giant Circut Time … Read moreTe Mata Peak | The Sleeping Giant in Havelock North, NZ
Stoat Traps Track is a relatively new track located in the Ruahine Range. As this is a new track, it is not marked on any maps and isn’t maintained by the Department of Conservation. As the name suggests, you follow the track that is used to maintain the stoat traps. Stoats pose a huge problem … Read moreStoat Traps Track to Iron Gate Gorge | NZ Hiking
Tokaanu Thermal Pools sits just outside of Turangi. A true hidden gem. Go for a quick walk around the loop track, marvel in the natural creations of the thermal pools then take a dip in the hot pools. The hot pools are a perfect way to relax after a hard day. When some friends, my … Read moreTokaanu Thermal Pools | A NZ Natural Wonder
Kavey from kaveyeats.com is July’s Travel Blogger Spotlight. She runs a travel and food website and is based out of the UK. Go check her out! Introduce yourself My name is Kavita, everyone calls me Kavey. I live in London with husband Pete, and have been blogging since 2009. My blog is Kavey Eats. Find … Read moreKavey Eats | July Travel Blogger Spotlight
On Friday the 13th I woke before the sun, unable to sleep. I was itching to get some Nature Time as work was looming that afternoon it meant that only a short one was able to be done. Te Apiti Manawatu Gorge Tawa Loop is not too far away from home and is only a … Read moreTe Apiti Manawatu Gorge Tawa Loop Track | NZ
Wondering whether your children are ready for their first multi-day hike? Are you worried it won’t be a success? Tackling those first multi-day hikes with children can be a bit daunting, but it can be done. My children, Amelia (10) and Joe (12), and I went for an overnight hike for my birthday during the … Read moreMulti-Day Hikes With Children | Yes, it can be done!