Archive: 18/08/2016

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Rapids 101

The first Tuesday of the summer camp was wet. It rained all day to a forecast of severe gales over most of the country. The camp was sheltered from the wind but the Whanganui River drains from as high as the Tongariro National Park. It certainly expanded its territory that day. After waiting a day or so for the river to go down a little, we were bursting for action, or at least Peter was. So we took the kayaks to the farmer’s property a little south of Taumaranui where he has a river kayak and jetboat business and launched... Read More

An Easy Trip That was Too Hard

An easy ramble around the coast from Ti Point to Matheson’s Bay, Lunch at Leigh and finish at Goat Island reserve. A great day out in the sun with friends. At least that was  my mental picture following Don’s description of the trip. Read More