Category: New Zealand

Friends at Mission Bay
March 5, 2010
One of Warren's long term friends, Leanne, made her way back from her new home of London during the past couple of years. We did what kiwis love to do during late summer - head to the beach, for some ... VIEW POST
Rock Explosion of Bethells Quarry
March 2, 2010
We were kindly invited along to the latest rock explosion at the local Bethells Quarry, as they placed 4 tonnes of explosives deep within the rock to take back 10,000m3 in the matter of a couple of se... VIEW POST
Lake Wainamu – Bethells Lake
February 28, 2010
After a night out at the Auckland Lantern Festival, our friends decided to head along to Lake Wainamu for a relaxing afternoon swim and picnic. Formed over the past few thousand years, the lake is for... VIEW POST
Auckland Lantern Festival
February 27, 2010
The Auckland Lantern Festival is a yearly event celebrating the Chinese New Year. There's plenty of great food on offer, funky lantern designs, in all forms of shapes - traditional, animals and people... VIEW POST
Secrets of O’Neills
February 21, 2010
O'Neills is tucked away from Bethells beach, accessible only by a long walk along the northern stretches of Bethells. O'Neills is a popular spot for surfers, with consistent surf breaks. We made the t... VIEW POST
Muriwai Gannet Colony Sunset
February 19, 2010
The gannet colony of Muriwai is always a soothing experience, watching the birds effortless glide across the cliffs of Muriwai and Maori Bay. We headed along to the main viewing platform to observe th... VIEW POST
Kitekite Falls, Piha
February 18, 2010
We ventured out to the awesome Kitekite Falls, on Glenesk Road, Piha with our great friend Angus ( The walk is a dual track, easy 20-30min stroll, dependent on how long your legs are ;... VIEW POST
Piha Escape with David Scott
February 12, 2010
Our good friend David Scott came to visit, with his latest new toy - Canon's flagship 1D Mk III camera (the same camera Warren has been using since mid 2007). Testing the ropes, we lent him some vario... VIEW POST
Tongariro Alpine Crossing
February 8, 2010
Katrina and Warren along with a couple of their best friends made a road trip to the Tongariro National Park for a two night stay at National Park. The weather was perfect for the 19.4km mountain cros... VIEW POST
Wild West Whatipu & Bethells Beach
February 4, 2010
We ventured along to the remote beach of Whatipu, guiding an English friend Shirley around the best kept secrets of Auckland. Onwards from Whatipu through Titirangi Village, we showed some Waitakere h... VIEW POST