White Rock: Gravel Roads Lead To The Best Kinds Of Intrepid Spaces

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.

#StokedASF.

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Mount Climie: An Introduction To My Favourite Wellington Day-Hike

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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Quick Baby Jaunt: Waiohine Gorge

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.

Too easy.

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The Lowdown: Cape Palliser’s Putangirua Pinnacles Walk

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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