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Bruises, Blizzards and Blue skies

So our ski season took quite a while to start which means this post has taken just as much time to be written. My apologies for that. 1,952 more words

Travelogue at Tongariro National Park

Working short hours at Ohakune meant that we had plenty of opportunities to explore this area!  (Caution – Following content may bore non hiking enthusiasts) 729 more words

If You're Going To Ski, Why Not Ski on a Volcano?

Recently my family and I took a 4 day trip to Mt. Ruapehu, a ski hill (or what New Zealanders call a ‘ski field’) on the North Island of New Zealand. 334 more words

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"Wwoofing" at Tongariro National Park as a Professional Cleaner

If you have read my previous post, you probably think wwoofing as some work exchange in a farm-like environment since it’s so organically driven. However, wwoofing has become a broad term used to mean work exchange. 440 more words

Weekend getaway series: Mt Ruapehu

It was with excitement, but on my part, also with trepidation that we set off on the traditional Kiwi winter weekend getaway to the snow. 838 more words

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The day we did go skiing

A couple of weekends ago we finally managed to get some time on the slopes! I finished my shift at work on Friday and returned a missed call from Adam. 748 more words

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Local cinema trys to keep up with technology

$70,000 is needed to upgrade Taihape’s Majestic theatre with the necessary technology, the Manawatu Standard reports.

“It is starting to get really hard now to get the good films. 81 more words

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