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Completing a Kaiwharawhara Stream Walk

It’s good to read (via The Wellingtonian and Stuff) that some positive effort is being made to open up a small section of land on the harbour side of Wellington’s incoming motorway. The article doesn’t mention it, but the beach … Continue reading

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Flapping birds

This evening I was walking home over the Tinakori Hill — part of the town belt between my workplace and home. It’s interesting to see how the various tracks change. Some tracks are officially recognised and always well maintained, but … Continue reading

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Short recovery walks

A week ago I hoped to go tramping around the Camelbaks in the Tararuas, but wasn’t feeling well and ended up pulling out. By Sunday I thought I was doing better though, and was getting a little bored of sitting … Continue reading

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Kaka in Central Wellington

I was walking home this afternoon and spotted a Kaka climbing around in the low branches of trees on the north side of Anderson Park near the Wellington Botanic Gardens, which was very cool. I thought it was a Tui … Continue reading

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Daywalk: Walking the length of the Kaiwharawhara Stream

I was supposed to be going up to Mt Ruapehu this weekend, but pulled out at the last minute because I’ve not been feeling too well over the last week. I wanted to try and get some fresh air when … Continue reading

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Walking around the sanctuary

Yesterday I went for a walk around the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary (again), after the physio actually suggested that I should go for more walks again to get a better idea of how much my knee’s been improving. The weird thing … Continue reading

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A short walk in new shoes

Well I’ve decided after yesterday’s walk that I might try to tone down the walking a bit again for a few days. I took my new trampey boots for a walk around the fence-line of the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary, being … Continue reading

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