Tokaanu Thermal Pools | A NZ Natural Wonder

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

Te Apiti Manawatu Gorge Tawa Loop Track | NZ

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

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