Tag: forest family nz

The Omokoroa cycle way is finally open!๐Ÿšฒ๐Ÿšฒ๐Ÿšฒ

Hooray! The long awaited cycle way from Omokoroa to Te Puna ( + nearly to Bethlehem…) is finally opened! Folks, I have been waiting for this for years! In May 2015 I went to the rally with my mum, friend and youngest son and…

Solo Mountain Biking and finding my “yoga”๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™€๏ธ

Ahh my two loves mountain biking & yoga๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšตโ€โ™€๏ธ. It was a Saturday morning and we had no plans, I badly needed to get on my bike and get some exercise but unfortunately all of my usual bike buddies weren’t available. And so with no…

Looking for an adventurous roady? Then you can’t pass French Pass๐Ÿ˜‰๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŸ๐Ÿคข๐Ÿ‘

Hand’s up if you’ve ever been to French Pass? …I’m betting it’s not many!ย  Remotely located in the Marlborough Sounds, top of the South Island, New Zealand. Turn off SH6, north of Rai Valley and buckle up for an epic ride! For about half…

Cloudy โ˜ with a Chance of Blissballs

Who doesn’t want to walk a trail called Peach Treeย ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŒณย Track? Am I right?ย  Enjoy this guest post written by my good friend and adventure buddy Stacey Walden, on her recent trip to Great Barrier Island, in the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ‘Š๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿšถโ€โ™€๏ธ Aotea (aka Great…

Oxfam trailwalker training- Leyland O’Brien to Hurunui Hut return

In March four of my friends are doing the Oxfam Trailwalker event as a team, from Edgecumbe to Ohope finishing in Whakatane. In total they will walk 50 kilometres, acrossย farmland, beaches and forest, they anticipate this will take in excess of 12 hours. Myself…

River swimming at Aongatete, Bay of Plenty

Here’s how we spent the last day of 2018. Just a short 35 minute bush walk and you can be swimming in this pristine river and doing bombs off the rocks! A great adventure for the whole family. Click hereย for the forest family nutshell…

A Boxing Day bush walk, best friends and bruises.

On boxing day I asked my family what they would like to do, all 5 unanimously agreed they wanted to go to the beach. This is extremely common in my house hold as I live with surfers, body boarders & general beach bums! I…

A Christmas Giveaway!

Us antipodean folk get to start December (& therefore Christmas) around 12 hours before the rest of the world๐Ÿ˜‰ so to celebrate that and the jolly season we are having our first ever facebook giveaway! To be magically whisked ๐Ÿฑโ€๐Ÿ๐Ÿฆ„ off to our Facebook…

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