Volunteer work on a new conservation initiative in Mt Aspiring National Park

Sometimes I take some time-out to help the NZ Dept of Conservation do braided river multi day bird surveys, or to help even the odds for endangered species like the Buff Weka, and once even did a bat survey in the dark. In a joint venture with the newly formed Matukituki Charitable Trust, last week… Continue reading Volunteer work on a new conservation initiative in Mt Aspiring National Park

Otago Central Rail Trail easy guide

This innovative pocket-guide will change the way people ride the Rail Trail in Central Otago. Over 10 000 people ride and enjoy the rail trail each year but too many ride each section without stopping to enjoy the side-trips. This compact illustrated guide packed with useful facts, cross-sections, easy-to-digest information and suggested side trips will… Continue reading Otago Central Rail Trail easy guide