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personal growth

  • The Hollyford Track, Fiordland

    How is it that there can be places which are completely overwhelming, and totally calming at the same time? Recently, Mum and I hiked down the verdant Hollyford Valley. This gem…

  • How to find more TIME to get outdoors

    Coming up with practical ways to get more quality time outdoors either with your kids, your friends, your partner, or by yourself is a challenge well worth tackling. There’s a heck…

  • Getting your child involved in conservation

    NZ Conservation week is coming up this month, offering plenty of ways to foster a strong conservation ethic in our kids. Why is it important to get children involved in conservation? We…

  • Children and Sculpture – a visit to Gibbs Farm

    There’s something awesome about the way that children look at art. They don’t have any pre-conceived ideas about the ways things ‘should’ be, as we often do. Children just take things…

  • 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…

  • Why is the sea salty?

    Ah, the ocean. What is it that is so calming about the sea? The small one and I spend as much time as we can next to it, on it, in…

  • 5 Outdoorsy ways to dig yourself out of a hole

    We all have those days. And sometimes, they’re weeks. You’re in a funk. You’re in a hole. You’re just not feeling quite right about life and it is proving difficult to…