Triplex Hut | Ruahine Range, New Zealand

Ma and I decided to go for a hike together as we both had the same day off. We originally planned to hike Yeoman’s Track and even got as far as starting it. Until we got down to the river that we needed to cross and couldn’t find the dinging danging (the exact words we … Read moreTriplex Hut | Ruahine Range, New Zealand

Kohi Point | Nga Tapuwae o Toi (The Footsteps of Toi)

Looking outside you could be mistaken that it was still summer, not nearing winter. A step outside and the crisp air reminded you that, yes, it was still autumn after all, but still a beautiful day for a Sunday hike. The kids and I arranged to hike Nga Tapuwae o Toi (The Footsteps of Toi) … Read moreKohi Point | Nga Tapuwae o Toi (The Footsteps of Toi)

Ruakuri Bushwalk – Spotting the glowworms in their natural environment

We stood in silence as dusk descended, anticipating the natural show that was about to take form. The small hands of children clutched safely in palms of their grown-ups. Eyes rounded in wonder. Ruakuri Bushwalk is a specular feast of glowworms dotted through the bush, clinging to cliff tops, rocks on the side of the … Read moreRuakuri Bushwalk – Spotting the glowworms in their natural environment

Alice Nash Memorial Heritage Lodge – New Zealand Hiking

Alice Nash Memorial Heritage Lodge, Ruahine Range, New Zealand

Sunday was a rare day that my Pa and I both had off at the same time. We decided to make the most of it and head up into the Ruahine Range. Anne Nash Memorial Heritage Lodge was on our radar. If you are new to hiking, make sure you check out my 11 top … Read moreAlice Nash Memorial Heritage Lodge – New Zealand Hiking

New Zealand Hiking: Zigzagging through Beehive Creek

zig zagging through beehive creek

How much do you like trampling through puddles of water? If the answer is ‘immensely’ then I have found the perfect walk for you! Beehive Creek is a wonderfully satisfying water stomping walk. Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail Ralph Waldo Emerson … Read moreNew Zealand Hiking: Zigzagging through Beehive Creek

New Zealand Hiking: A Sunday Stroll Through Sledge Track

A sunday stroll through sledge track

A Sunday stroll in the bush was just what the Dr ordered after a manic week of late nights and learning the ropes in my new position at work. Pa and I decided to tackle Sledge Track, just outside of Palmerston North as it is relatively close to home.   Of all the paths you take … Read moreNew Zealand Hiking: A Sunday Stroll Through Sledge Track