Tag: #tramping

Part 1 – Waingongoro Hut, Taranaki

A fevered child, in a hut, on a mountain …. It was school holiday time and we were at my sisters place in South Taranaki.  We had the time, we had the crew and on the doorstep we had the stunning Maunga (Mt Taranaki)! My…

Waitawheta Hut, Bay of Plenty – Part two

This is not the first time I have done this walk yet the stunning landscape still takes my breath away. It is however the first time I have brought my daughter on this walk and the first time walking in a large group, 6…

Waitawheta Hut, Bay of Plenty- Part one

  Nutshell  Location: Kaimai Mamaku Forest, Bay of Plenty. Click here for Waitawheta hut information. Access: Franklin Road, off Waitawheta Road in the Karangahake Gorge DOC Duration: 3-4 hours one way     Forest Family: 4-5 hours one way with 6 adults and 7 children aged 4-10 years old….

What should I take on an overnight tramp with the kids?

Hi, I’ve just got home from an overnight tramp to a hut with a group of friends and their kids. There were 13 of us in total, 6 mum’s and 7 kids aged 10 to 4 years. For some it was their first overnight…

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