Lake Waikareiti and Kaipo Lagoon

Gorgeous Dracophyllum plants whenever we neared the edge of the Lake

We were all really looking forward to this trip! – it had originally been on the trip schedule for Waitangi Day weekend, but could not go ahead as the local iwi had closed down the area for a time. We left at 3pm on Thursday afternoon from Wellington train station. There were 11 of us in … Read more

Mānawatia a Matariki! Manuoha – Sandy Bay Circuit

We had an awesome trip away to Te Urewera over Matariki weekend. It was a perfect way to celebrate our new public holiday and opportunity to do what Matariki is all about, reflecting on the past, celebrating the present and looking to the future. Heading away to a very remote and untrodden part of the … Read more