Last weekend on my most recent little local adventure, I set off to visit another place on my list of local area to-do's; the Riwaka Resurgence and I was blown away! This river is one of the most beautiful wee rivers I have ever seen! Whats' even more incredible is that this is no ordinary beautiful… Continue reading Riwaka Resurgence -You’ll be blown away by the beauty!
New Zealand peaks!! They are incredible!! I have to confess - I'm a total peak addict. I kind of like collecting things in the outdoors and along with visiting all our backcountry huts I love bagging peaks. I'm no mountaineer though so these peaks are non-mountaineering peaks .... for now ... There are so many… Continue reading They’re everywhere, they’re spectacular, and you have to get out there and get on top of one!
As a keen New Zealand enthusiast, you can imagine I've woken up in some pretty incredible locations. Here's a list of 10 (in no particular order) which I have painstakingly picked as being the best so far. 1. Mt Roberts: Situated in the Nelson Lakes National Park only a few hours walk from the road… Continue reading The top 10 places I’ve woken up to in New Zealand …. so far ….
I often have people asking which island is best, and which island to visit if they have to choose. As a kiwi, I strongly recommend you visit both if at all possible, even if you see less of one and more of the other. I am from the North Island and I currently live in… Continue reading Why you would be nuts to miss visiting the North Island!
This is the question I get asked most often, so I thought the best way to open this blog was with a post that gets straight to core of what people want to know. Its a big question this one too and the honest answer is - it depends. On what? Well among other things… Continue reading I’m coming to New Zealand; Where do you recommend I go?