Tag Archives: kilometres

Te Araroa is opened

Imagine coming up with a plan you think will take five years to turn into reality, only to have it drag out for 17 years. That’s what happened with Geoff Chapple’s vision to create a walking trail that stretches the … Continue reading

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Windy, and not even to Wellington yet!

A whirl-wind week of walking (how’s that for alliteration?) has seen me chew through some serious kilometres. From Turakina Beach I was ambushed in the forest by a herd of noisy Marton Scouts on bicycles. They escorted me – well, they … Continue reading

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Clean shirt, kilometres and weight loss

I’ve mentioned my ‘bounce-box’ before: it’s a small crate with some spare gear, razor and extra clothes in it, which bounces to my next major destination. Big thanks to my Christmas Eve walker Craig for dropping it off to me … Continue reading

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