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Kokako Catching, Tiritiri Matangi

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Aviary Dave

Aviary Dave

The final kōkako of our quota. Before capture, and...

The final kōkako of our quota. Before capture, and...

Mission complete

Mission complete

Dave and Morag weighing Hastie

Dave and Morag weighing Hastie

Fabulous resident Hotu having a slipped band replaced by Morag and John

Fabulous resident Hotu having a slipped band replaced by Morag and John

Kokako catching, Pureora

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Our home; the Pureora village fire station converted by DOC into a house for 12.

Our home; the Pureora village fire station converted by DOC into a house for 12.

Village Road

Village Road

Pureora Village was, up until the 1970s, a town of several thousand forestry workers. A bunch of amenities from that time remain in various states; rugby fields, school buildings etc.

Pureora Village was, up until the 1970s, a town of several thousand forestry workers. A bunch of amenities from that time remain in various states; rugby fields, school buildings etc.

The southern fringe of Waipapa, from SH30

The southern fringe of Waipapa, from SH30

Kahurangi - Central Otago - Westland

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A delayed Christmas break to three favourite places involving hutbagging, catching jewelled geckos for translocation, searching for ancestors' gravestones in west coast cemeteries and an epic wedding squeezed in between.

Boulder Lake (the hut is that tiny white speck on the far side of the lake, to the left) from Brown Cow Ridge

Boulder Lake (the hut is that tiny white speck on the far side of the lake, to the left) from Brown Cow Ridge

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Adelaide Tarn Hut

Adelaide Tarn Hut

Anatoki Forks Hut

Anatoki Forks Hut

Coprosma spp. and snowberries

Coprosma spp. and snowberries

Jewelled Gecko,  Naultinus gemmeus

Jewelled Gecko, Naultinus gemmeus

Old Woman Hut, Kopuwai Range

Old Woman Hut, Kopuwai Range

One of a dozen fords that stopped Little Blue and I from further adventuring. At least they make good camping spots.

One of a dozen fords that stopped Little Blue and I from further adventuring. At least they make good camping spots.

Track to Rod Donald Hut, Banks Peninsula.

Track to Rod Donald Hut, Banks Peninsula.

Korimako

Korimako

Okarito

Okarito

Ludovico Martini's resting spot, Stafford Cemetery, Arahura

Ludovico Martini's resting spot, Stafford Cemetery, Arahura