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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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I like Wellington

Wellington on a fun day. A couple of years ago I was walking home from work and noticed a rubbish bin on The Terrace with at least three broken umbrellas crammed in it, which I found rather hilarious. Since then … Continue reading

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Trip: Purity, Pourangaki, Kelly Knight

I’d seen some weather maps during the Friday afternoon before we left on this trip, suggesting that a massive splodge of rain was heading for the approximate area of the central North Island. This was to be my first attempt … Continue reading

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Trip: Longview / Awatere Huts

Dates: 17th – 19th November, 2006 Location: Ruahine Forest Park Huts visited: Longview Hut (1 night), Awatere Hut (0 nights) [Photos] This was a WTMC easy-medium-rated trip. We were originally supposed to get to Top Gorge hut (via Longview), but … Continue reading

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