Adventures in Auckland
After a few days up in Auckland on a training course, the rest of the family came up to join me for the weekend to stay with friends Mac & Brenda who live in an awesome spot backing on to Mt Eden/Maungawhau. I had a great time exploring with my…
While in Alexandra, I noticed quite a lot of “noise” in the Aurora Australis Facebook group on the 11th April about auroral activity, so headed out to find a dark spot and see what I could see.
Alexandra and the Rail Trail
Managed to get down to Alexandra for a few days to stay with the Bairds and do some mountain-biking here and there. The kids all had a ball on the BMX track in Alex, and we also managed to get out on the bikes along/near the Central Otago Rail Trail…
Overnight at Carroll Hut
E & I headed up to Carroll Hut for an overnight tramp on the Kelly Range above Otira in Arthurs Pass National Park.
St Martins Senior Camp
E & another 100+ kids from Years 7 & 8 at St Martins Primary School headed to Glentui Meadows for 3 days of adventures.
Waitangi Weekend in the Canterbury High Country
A long Waitangi Day weekend produced a fantastic bit of summer weather with a family ride along the Hogs Back Track with the Maddigans on Waitangi Day itself, followed by a decent day tramp the next day up to Temple Basin in Arthurs Pass.