Handy tramping tips

Handy tramping tips

Summer and autumn months are the best time to plan tramping trips in New Zealand. And while the weather is not too hot during autumn – making it ideal for long hikes – winter can come in early, so it’s important to plan wisely, with hut bookings for overnight stops en...
Standing up for NZ native trees

Standing up for NZ native trees

Sarni Hart was once an Auckland city dweller. But a desire to give her three young children more of a ‘great Kiwi outdoors’ upbringing saw her up sticks and move across the water to Coromandel, taking a puntthat they would all adapt to small-town living. Having...
Hunting big gnarly boars

Hunting big gnarly boars

Good Friday 2016 will be a day Southland high country station workers Ryan Carr and Dan Keys will never forget. On a pig hunting trip, the duo got two boars – 270 and 348lbs. The second wild boar was of a size that is hard to imagine. After gutting, the animal weighed...