I was talking to my mum the other day about a tramp (hiking trip) I did with her, my step… Read more How to fail at over-nighting in a hut with teenagers 🙄🙄🙄 & kids
🤦♀️Failure to remember our child’s raincoat, so we fashioned one out of a rubbish bag!😂 🤦♀️Failure to circumnavigate Lake Rotopounamu… Read more How to fail at short walks with kids!
The story below is contributed by my friend Stacey. I too am so excited about the prospect of exploring NZ… Read more Te Ara ki Hikurangi/Mt Hikurangi, East Cape
What does it mean to be resilient? Resilience is the capacity to adapt well in the face of adversity, trauma… Read more How hiking builds resilience in kids
It is so awesome to have a new DOC hut in the Kaimai’s. Te Whare Okioki is situated at the… Read more Te Whare Okioki – New DOC hut in the Kaimai Ranges
Hi, we just wanted to let you know that this neat little ~45 minute forest loop track has been updated… Read more Pa Kereru Loop track updated!
The bush surrounding Peach Cove Hut is stunning – think tropical jungle 🌴 We explored here during the October school holidays… Read more Peach Cove Hut = Little Gem 🏞
The Pinnacles walk in the Coromandel is an awesome 2 day walk to take the kiddies on! It can be… Read more My Pinnacles Hut Adventure
Here in NZ we are so lucky to have lots of amazing DOC-managed huts dotted all over the country for… Read more Hut Etiquette
I find that kids have two paces, the slow, almost painful, one for when they are walking with just their… Read more Walking at kids pace