Waiorongomai Valley

Waiorongomai Valley

This place is a little gem, tucked into the base of the Kaimai Range near Te Aroha. Waiorongomai Valley is an old gold mining settlement, now either in ruins or completely gone, with plenty of history and bush tracks a plenty. There are some great views back out over...

Good old kiwi bush trip

Just recently I went on a family weekend trip to┬áthe Thames coast. We stayed at Dickson Holiday Park, which is on the Coromandel Peninsula only a few minutes north of Thames – remarkably close to home given you feel like you’ve hopped in the time machines...