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Greymouth to Lake Brunner

Left Greymouth and drove toward Reefton and then took a left turn up the valley toward Nelson Creek, an old gold mining town and then crossed over to Lake Haupiri and went as far as I could up the Valley … Continue reading

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West Coast Trip

Set off for for the West Coast as I had seen there was five days of good weather coming, which is reasonably rare. Got 5 days of perfect weather too! Travelled around Lake Hawea and stayed at Kidd’s bush Doc … Continue reading

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Oteake Conservation Park

Checked out the Homestead Doc Camp in the Oteake Conservation Park north of St Bathans. Quite a long way up a gravel road to the base of the Hawkdun Range. Probably about 250-300 meters higher or more than Ranfurly according … Continue reading

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Above Clyde Dam

Went for a walk, between showers, up into the hills above The Clyde Dam. Lonely Tree Looking back toward Clyde Campsite including yellow trees for those who wanted them Looking into the Maniototo, holds the record for the lowest temperature … Continue reading

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