New Zealand Hiking: Mt Karioi – a challenging mountain trek

Mt Karioi, New Zealand Hiking

“Hiking is a bit like life: The journey only requires you to put one foot in front of the other…again and again and again. And if you allow yourself the opportunity to be present throughout the entirety of the trek, you will witness beauty every step of the way, not just at the summit” Unknown Mt Karioi is … Read moreNew Zealand Hiking: Mt Karioi – a challenging mountain trek

3 Of The Best New Zealand Hikes Chosen By Travel Bloggers

3 of the best new zealand hikes

I love any opportunity to show off New Zealand hikes and I get a little pleased inside when I hear other people talking about how they love New Zealand too. We are a proud nation, us Kiwis. I recently asked a few travel bloggers what their favourite New Zealand hikes were and three travel bloggers … Read more3 Of The Best New Zealand Hikes Chosen By Travel Bloggers

New Zealand Hiking: Zigzagging through Beehive Creek

zig zagging through beehive creek

How much do you like trampling through puddles of water? If the answer is ‘immensely’ then I have found the perfect walk for you! Beehive Creek is a wonderfully satisfying water stomping walk. Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail Ralph Waldo Emerson … Read moreNew Zealand Hiking: Zigzagging through Beehive Creek

New Zealand Hiking: A Sunday Stroll Through Sledge Track

A sunday stroll through sledge track

A Sunday stroll in the bush was just what the Dr ordered after a manic week of late nights and learning the ropes in my new position at work. Pa and I decided to tackle Sledge Track, just outside of Palmerston North as it is relatively close to home.   Of all the paths you take … Read moreNew Zealand Hiking: A Sunday Stroll Through Sledge Track

New Zealand Hiking: A wee jaunt along Deerford Track

a wee jaunt along deerford track

After hiking the Rangiwahia Hut Track, Pa and I decided to attack Deerford Track a few weeks later with his ole mate Bill. Deerford Track is another track on the Ruahine Range in the Manawatu Region of the North Island, though not quite as long or as steep. It was nice going with someone slightly … Read moreNew Zealand Hiking: A wee jaunt along Deerford Track