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Lake Wanaka. Roys Peak

Lake Wanaka. Roys Peak

Our family took a short break to Lake Wanaka in the South Island a couple of weeks ago.  The family all skied at nearby Cardrona ski field while I hiked somewhere different each day. Have declared my skiing days are over!  Roys Peak hike is 6km from Wanaka township.  The peak is 1,500m and takes Read More
Tranquility

Tranquility

Beautiful scene on my morning walk around the Whangaroa Harbour foreshore.  Safe anchorage for local and visiting boats.   Read More
Kairara Rocks/Dukes Nose Hike

Kairara Rocks/Dukes Nose Hike

We did this hike in March of this year, leaving from Totara North.  Beautiful scenery along the track.  About 2hrs one way.  The Dukes Nose rock climb was not easy for me – I was right out of my comfort zone – but I did it.  The view from the top out to the Whangaroa Read More
Whangaroa Foreshore Clean-Up Day

Whangaroa Foreshore Clean-Up Day

Today, a bunch of us got together with chainsaws, weed eaters, sprayers, brooms, loppers, rakes, rubbish bags, utes, a truck and set too and tidied up the foreshore from Ratcliffs Bay right round to the reserve on the other side of the Gamefish Club.  With so many hands at work we were all completed by Read More
Waimanu Lodge Welcome

Waimanu Lodge Welcome

Welcome to our blog. We will be using this blog to update you with news, events and observations as they happen around Waimanu Lodge, the Whangaroa Harbour and further a field.  Happy reading. Shaun and Judy Read More