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States of the air out there

This is one of the views available from the top of Mount Kaukau. It’s not my favourite view from here, but it’s still quite good. Panoramically, Newlands is mid-way to the foreground on the left. Lower Hutt is behind it, … Continue reading

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Wellington from Mt Kaukau

I’ve been on call at work in the past few days, which means I wasn’t supposed to wander too far from civilisation last weekend just in case the building burned down and somebody needed to trundle into town and validate … Continue reading

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Windy on the Skyline Walkway

I had the second half of an afternoon to kill earlier today, and went for a short walk down to Otari Wilton’s Bush, not far from where I live. Somehow I ended up on the Skyline Walkway, maybe because I … Continue reading

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Daywalk: Makara Peak and Skyline Walkway

Wacky Mountain Bikies have their own sense of humour. I’ve already written about the Skyline Walkway at least a couple of times [1, 2], so I’ll focus more on the parts around Makara Peak. Date: 15th August, 2009 Location: Makara … Continue reading

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Rain rain rain

I like rain, and so far it’s been raining a lot this weekend. I have several friends spending their time in the Tararuas this weekend, mostly in the region of Totara Flats. It’d be really nice to have been able … Continue reading

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Buying packs and buying spinach

Wow — the Tararuas have had three weekends of fantastic weather in a row, and I haven’t been there for any of them. I guess I did at least get out to the Ruahines a week ago, though. This Saturday … Continue reading

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Even more track consultations for Wellington

If you’re like me and spend much of your spare time wandering around local tracks in the Wellington region, you might be interested to know that the Wellington City Council is currently consulting on its Draft Recreation Activities Policy, which … Continue reading

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Daywalk: Walking the Skyline Walkway

The Rimutaka Range seen behind Wellington Harbour from the Skyline Walkway. I haven’t written about the Skyline Walkway before, which runs along the ridges between Karori and Mount Kaukau. This is a shame because on a good day it’s a … Continue reading

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