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Waiwhero Valley – a walk to nowhere

Today we headed north of home, up the coastline towards Punakaiki.  Just along from the Waiwhero Scenic Reserve we head inland for a walk up the Waiwhero Valley.  There isn’t a designated track as such, this used to be an … Continue reading

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Morning Meander up the 10 Mile Valley

Ever do a walk that you’ve done a million times and suddenly it seems more beautiful than you remember – you notice things you haven’t noticed before.  That is what our morning walk up the 10 mile delivered for us. … Continue reading

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Coal Creek Falls Waterfall Walk – a Walk in the Rain

So the northern part of the West Coast was declared an official drought in the middle of March.  We had no rain for over seven weeks.  It was lovely basking in glorious sunshine but not so good for the farmers. … Continue reading

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Nelson Creek Walks – Part 2, Callaghan’s Track

Welcome back…… we’ve just done the first section of Colls Dam walk and joined up with Callaghan’s Track at Nelson Creek.  The sign says 45 minutes to the top.  This whole area is an historic gold mining area so the … Continue reading

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Nelson Creek Walks – Part 1 Colls Dam

West Coast bush – just when you think it can’t get any better we find another track to explore and the bush scenery surpasses our past explorations elsewhere. ok, so for this walk I’m breaking it into two blogs to … Continue reading

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Goldsborough Revisited

I want to say this is one of my favourite bush walks on the coast, but they are all so lovely.  This one is special though – so beautiful and peaceful.  Would definitely be my favourite camping spot and would … Continue reading

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