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  • The Lord of the Forest – visiting Tane Mahuta

    Kauri trees are unique to northern New Zealand. Their enormous height and girth are seriously impressive when they are ‘fully grown’, but unfortunately that has contributed to their downfall – most…

  • Northland’s Peach Cove Hut

    The DoC hut at Peach Cove, Whangarei Heads is very popular with families – many young children have their first ever overnight tramping experience here. We took Nate (4) recently and…

  • Adventure planning for kids

    It’s mid Spring here in NZ. This is the time of year we start to dream of summer adventures – where are we going to go? What are we going to…

  • History lessons for little explorers

    It’s never too soon to give your kids a sense of time gone by. When children are small and live life thinking that the world revolves around them, any chance you…

  • Oh, the places you’ll go!

    Where would you most like to go and get outdoorsy? I’m lucky enough to have seen a lot of the world, but let me tell you, I still have a wish list of…