Monthly Archives: October 2013

Broken Hills Doc Camp

Stopped at Broken Hills Doc camp which lies alongside the Tairua River. Up a very narrow valley and is the site of an old mining town and is presently uninhabited. Not a lot of room on the valley floor, which … Continue reading

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Stoney Bay

Left Fletcher’s Bay and drove down to Colville to get some more diesel and avocados. Then went across the peninsular and drove up through Port Charles to Stoney Bay. It is a very windy road but quite enjoyable to drive … Continue reading

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Goats in precarious positions

If only my balance and lack of fear were as good as this. Could certainly use it walking on some of the tracks I go on. Originals here

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Walk from Fletcher’s Bay to Poley Bay

Poley Bay is roughly half way to Stoney Bay, which is 10 kilometers away in a straight line but about three hours drive away by road as one has to go back top Colville and cross the peninsular and drive … Continue reading

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Into Fletcher’s Bay

Drove from Port Jackson into Fletcher’s Bay at the very top of the Coromandel Peninsular. Had heard that there was a ford that was difficult to get across due to steepness of the approaches but it was no problem at … Continue reading

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A & G Price, Thames

Found these guys lying in a yard in Thames, past their use-by date. A & G Price have many large sheds that would have been needed for all their engineering work in the past, but much less so these days.

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