Mount Matthews and Ocean Beach: wild and wonderful weather

Long summery evenings are a most wonderful thing. It was still light as we bounded along the Orongorongo Valley track on Friday evening; dark only settling down upon us as we reached the river. Using a waypoint that Bram had marked on his gps we successfully navigated in the, suddenly rather dark darkness, to the … Read more

Two wheels versus two legs

I had run most of the Rimutaka Cycle trail before and I was keen to run the whole thing sometime as it would be a nice and long training run. However, I signed up to WeiMin’s trip to bike it as I thought it would give me a good challenge as I haven’t really done … Read more

Rimutaka Cycle Trail

We met at the Wellington Railway Station and caught the 7:05 am train to Upper Hutt. It was our first experience of the new rail carriages – very smart indeed. We discovered that cyclists have priority over passengers for up 3 bikes per car utilising dedicated fold back seating. Arriving at 8:00 am we set … Read more