Pirongia Summit Via Hihikiwi Track

Saturday 22th October 2022 – A walk up to Mount Pirongia Summit via the Hihikiwi Track mainly to tick it off. If it’s your first time to Pirongia, other tracks on the eastern side are perhaps more picturesque and varied. Official Department of Conservation page regarding Hihikiwi Track. Allow about 8 hours return (including lunch […]

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Mokaihaha Ecological Area

21st May 2022 – A little loop walk around the Mokaihaha Ecological Area near Rotorua, There’s a few other photos from the same weekend I will get around one of these days to uploading. Official Department of Conservation web page about this reserve can be found here.   Speaking of which, there’s been a gazillion […]

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Rangiwahia Hut Track

Tuesday 4th January 2022 – A short climb up Rangiwahia Hut Track out in the Ruahines on a fairly warm 30 degree day. Official DoC information page and map… Rangiwahia Hut Track. Took me around 2 Hours 20 minutes with a day pack including short stops along the way to cool off. Elevation gain is […]

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Tupapakurua Falls

3rd January 2022 – Short walk to the base of Tupapakurua Falls and return. Managed to find the time to get out of Auckland after all over the Christmas / New Years break and do a road trip. Will gradually post up some other galleries over the coming week or so. Walk to the Tupapakurua […]

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Leitch’s Hut Track

Sunday 6th June 2021 to Monday 7th June 2021 – Easier overnight hike to Leitchs Hut walking along Leitchs track return (9 km one way). Apart from a sprinkling of rain in the middle of the night, Not too much rain while walking to and from the hut in spite of the forecasts. Hut had […]

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