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A year ago we set out to complete all 9 of New Zealand’s Great Walks. In our latest video we showcase the BEST of the Great Walks and hope to inspire you to get out and explore! What Great Walk is on your bucket list?   See more Great Walks...

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After an exciting first Mountaineering experience up at Mount Ruapehu, we were eager to get up in the mountains again. So when the Wellington Section of the NZ Alpine Club put out the call for folks interested in climbing Te Ao Whekere – the 2nd highest peak in the...

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While spending a short weekend in Auckland, I wanted to challenge myself by climbing three of Auckland’s unique volcanoes. Although Auckland is filled with more than 53 volcanoes, Rangitoto Island, Mt Eden and One Tree Hill are among its most popular and accessible volcanos. With a Sunday available to...

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If there’s one area we’ve been wanting to go back to again it was the Abel Tasman National Park. We got a taste for its beauty during our first Great Walk along the Abel Tasman Coast Track, so when we heard you could go canyoning deep in the heart of...

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The Heaphy Track Great Walk, the longest of New Zealand’s Great Walks can be done by bike or on foot. Part of the Kahurangi National Park next to the Tasman Sea on the west coast this walk is very diverse with changing landscapes every day. We saw giant Powelliphanta...

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If there’s one thing I’ve always wanted to do since I was a young it was to be a pilot. I’ve dreamt of flying like a bird, and while hang gliding in Queenstown was as close as I could get, the exhilarating feeling of piloting a plane has been...

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Our love affair with the Great Walks started just over a year ago a few weeks after arriving in New Zealand. We learned about these incredible multi-day hikes during a dinner conversation with some new friends our first weekend here and since then have set out to tackle each and every...

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Over the last year we’ve been on the most amazing journey of adventure and self discovery. New Zealand has provided us with some amazing opportunities, so we decided to reflect on how much living here has impacted our perspective on life. We shared our story as a guest post on our...

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It had been over a year since we visited Christchurch, so when our mate Kyle at Bare Kiwi invited us to explore the city with our friend Liz at Young Adventuress, we jumped at the chance to rediscover Christchurch. When we first arrived in the city over a year ago there were some...

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Before moving to New Zealand I have to admit – I had never heard of the All Blacks. Rugby wasn’t a major sport in my town growing up, and even in university I never saw a varsity game. The first weekend we arrived in New Zealand though we had our first...

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