Category Archives: New Zealand

Kepler Mountains Walk – New Zealand Visit – February 2015 – Part 7

This was the last walk we did on our New Zealand visit. After completing the Greenstone – Caples walk, we had originally intended to spend a few days on the Hollyford Track, but we had already done a fair bit … Continue reading

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Greenstone – Caples Walk – New Zealand Visit – February 2015 – Part 6

From Te Anau, Wendy and myself had headed to The Divide and from there set off along the start of the Routeburn Track around Key Summit heading towards the Greenstone Valley. I was familiar with the Caples – Greenstone area, … Continue reading

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Te Anau Area – New Zealand Visit – February 2015 – Part 5

We left the Takatimu Mountains and headed to Te Anau. This was going to be our base for the rest of our New Zealand trip. Our first visit was to the DOC office to check out options for walks and … Continue reading

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Takatimu Mountains Walk – New Zealand Visit – February 2015 – Part 4

We left the Catlins and headed to Invercargill. We had plans to visit the Hump Track, but after checking it out (it is very expensive to do – even if you take your own food and gear, as it is … Continue reading

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The Catlins – New Zealand Visit – February 2015 – Part 3

More beautiful coastal scenery on the third leg of our New Zealand trip. The Catlins is a region of coastline lying between Dunedin and Invercargill. Great coastal scenery was on offer as well as quite a few waterfalls and forested … Continue reading

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Otago Peninsula and Moeraki Boulders – New Zealand Visit – February 2015 – Part 2

For the second part of our New Zealand trip, Wendy and myself headed to Dunedin. Our aim was to visit the scenic Otago Peninsula. After that we intended to head north along the coast to the small town of Moeraki … Continue reading

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Motatapu Track – New Zealand Visit – February 2015 – Part 1

I recently visited the south end of the South Island of New Zealand for a holiday with Wendy. On our three week visit we mainly did bushwalks but also some sight seeing. Our first walk was near Wanaka and it … Continue reading

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