n the past fortnight as we come to grips with the new normal of 2022, it feels like we got a brief warning.... then the reality of the Big O penetrating the community in New Zealand truly hit. As the shockwave of moving into the Red setting of the traffic light alert system reverberated, a progressive disturbance to one and all involved in any kind of organised event large or small has been felt the length and breadth of the land.
High Alpine Allure – The Humble Back Country Hut
Rustic, quaint and quintessentially kiwi. A year ago I wrote a story for Adventure Magazine about the allure of the back country huts that inhabit the high alpine landscape of NZ. One year on and the virtually closed borders of New Zealand have seen a significant uplift in interest around outdoor recreation. From the Department …
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The Big Easy or The Big Views?
Defying the Odds
Multisport events are quintessential to the gritty fabric of South Island, New Zealand sporting history. A way of interacting with the landscape and traversing however possible via human powered craft. No rhyme or reason, rather the landscape dictating what you are going to do. With iconic events such as the Coast 2 Coast which became the …