Had my very first visit to White Rock today.
I’ll be honest: I did need to do some digging and asking-around in order to figure out just how to get there. I found none of the corresponding search results on Google to be the least bit helpful or informative (one of the main reasons this blog exists, ironically).
So, I asked my ‘Bro’ at work, who gave me a really decent heads-up; alas, still a little vague (for me), given the new territory involved, but super-helpful all the same.
I had happily reached the point where I was able to enter something on my smartphone’s GPS, and see what happened.
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Welcome to my favourite Wellington day-hike.
She’s a pretty low-key space, fairly anonymously tucked-away in Upper Hutt’s ‘Pakuratahi Forest’. In fact, there’s a really good chance you’ve never even heard of this one.
Allow me to introduce you two…
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Put some proverbial “feelers” out today, and had a bit of a nosey around the Waiohine Gorge-end of the Tararua Forest Park.
I hit the road, home-girl in-tow, and together we headed straight for Carterton in the Wairarapa. Simple enough from here in Wellington City, as you just travel along SH2 until you get there.
Continue reading “Quick Baby Jaunt: Waiohine Gorge”
I feel pretty rapt that I get to officially kick everything off with this hike.
It’s such a “follow-your-nose” kinda enterprise, this one. Like, ‘Day Hiking in NZ: 101’.
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