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Hike of the Month

At the end of January, my son and I tackled the much anticipated Waikaremoana Great Walk. 
It didn’t disappoint. With it’s clear blue lake, stunning scenery, swing bridges a-plenty and Korokoro Falls, it surpassed all our expectations. 

Photo of the Moment

Otarawaiwere Bay is the Bay of Plenty’s hidden gem. 

Tucked away beside the more popular Ohope Beach it is much quieter as it requires a short bush walk down. 

Hiking Hack of the Moment

Not sure what to pack for a multi-day hike? 

Have a sneaky peak at our packing list for a four day hike. 

Spotlight on New Zealand

During our recent heatwave Ma and I decided to head for the shade of the bush (and the cool of the creek).

The many creek crossings were a blessing even if the sandflies thought our presence was one also….