Limestone Creek Glowworm Caves | New Zealand’s Gem

Nestled deep in rural New Zealand lies a relatively unknown glowworm cave. Limestone Creek Glowworm Caves lie just north of Apiti down a winding gravel road. A scenic drive makes this a great day out. Quick Stats Time 10 minute round trip, plus extra for awe-time Difficulty not particularly difficult, however, there has been a few … Read moreLimestone Creek Glowworm Caves | New Zealand’s Gem

Leave no Trace | What is leave no trace + how to practice it

How many times have you heard the saying, ‘Take only photographs, leave only footprints’? I grew up hearing this phrase and repeat it to my children often. But, what does it mean? At the core, it is the practices that everyone should follow to enjoy and protect our natural land. This is very similar to … Read moreLeave no Trace | What is leave no trace + how to practice it

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

Rangi Hut | A Guest Post by Mama Bear

Mama Bear recently went for her first solo hike (at nearly… I’m not sure if I’m allowed to say her age?) to Rangiwahia Hut (more commonly known as Rangi Hut). She wanted to write about her experience so check out her adventure below. Remember, you can contribute to that Kiwi Hiker as well. It’s easy … Read moreRangi Hut | A Guest Post by Mama Bear

Hiking with Children | Top Tips + Tricks for Hiking with Children

Hiking with children is an enriching experience. It can teach them an appreciation for our beautiful world, it can help them overcome challenges and feel an immense satisfaction at completing something out of their comfort zone. Many parents shy away from taking their children hiking, putting it in the ‘too hard’ basket. It can be … Read moreHiking with Children | Top Tips + Tricks for Hiking with Children