Your outdoorsy gift guide

Fun, green, multi-purpose gift ideas

Life
adventure
Kids
20/11/2020

Tongariro Northern Circuit

Lego Brickman's first great walk

adventure
Kids
15/10/2020

Ch-ch-changes to your plans

All weather options for Tongariro National Park

adventure
25/06/2020

Peach Cove Hut

Tiny tramps for little legs in Northland

adventure
Kids
12/03/2020

Tutukaka Lighthouse Walkway

Tiny Tramps for Little Legs in Northland

adventure
Kids
12/03/2020

Black sand surfing in Auckland

A tiny tramp to Lake Wainamu

adventure
Kids
05/02/2020

Coming Round the Mount Ruapehu

A less windy alternative to the Tongariro Crossing

adventure
Kids
03/02/2020

Mount Robert Circuit & Bushline Hut

Tiny Tramps for Little Legs in Nelson Lakes National Park

adventure
Kids
08/01/2020

Tramping Resolutions for 2020

New decade, new goals for even more amazing tramping

Life
adventure
Kids
02/01/2020

GOWeek 2019 - Hide and Seek

Family tramping tips with the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council

adventure
Kids
21/11/2019

GOWeek 2019 - The packing problem

Family tramping tips with the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council

adventure
Kids
18/11/2019

GOWeek 2019 - Your family's first overnight tramp

Family Tramping Tips With The New Zealand Mountain Safety Council

adventure
Kids
07/11/2019

Te Whare Okioki

Even growing trampers need a place to rest

adventure
Kids
28/10/2019

Mount Karangahake

Stretch your legs between Auckland and Tauranga

adventure
Kids
11/10/2019

Hunua Suspension Bridge Track

Tiny Tramps near Auckland

adventure
Kids
08/10/2019

Te Rerenga Tunnel Trail

TECT park is halfway between Tauranga and Rotorua, New Zealand

adventure
Kids
02/10/2019

Rainbow Mountain Summit

Stretch your legs between Rotorua and Taupo

adventure
30/09/2019

Walks for dogs in Tauranga

Doggie destinations

adventure
27/09/2019

Cycling New Zealand's Timber Trail

Beautiful bush, exhilarating swing bridges, and luxurious accomodation

adventure
16/09/2019

Crosbies Hut

Tramping in the Coromandel

adventure
07/09/2019

Okere Falls

The ultimate track + cafe combination

adventure
Kids
27/07/2019

Maketawa Hut

Short walks in Egmont National Park

adventure
Kids
14/07/2019

Waingongoro Hut

Short walks in Egmont National Park

adventure
Kids
14/07/2019

Multi day tramping with kids on Mount Taranaki

Pouakai Hut and Holly Hut

adventure
Kids
14/07/2019

Intro to Geocaching

5 steps to move from muggle to cacher

adventure
Kids
03/07/2019

Te Rereatukahia Hut

Exploring the Kaimai Range

adventure
Kids
30/06/2019

Friday Night, Movie Night

screentime inspirations

Life
Kids
24/06/2019

Fabulous Whirinaki

Tramping alliteration in Te Reo Māori

adventure
31/05/2019

Stay safe on Tongariro Crossing

A list of essential items to pack

adventure
25/04/2019

Is your child ready for Tongariro Crossing?

New Zealand's most famous day walk with the kids

adventure
Kids
14/04/2019

A Sunday morning circuit in the Kaimai Ranges

Mount Eliza Mine, the North South, and Tuahu Track

adventure
06/04/2019

Daring to miss out

Book Commentary: Digital Minimalism

Life
18/02/2019

Happy Heart Day

Simple Shortbread cookies

Food & Drink
13/02/2019

How to make kombucha

Probiotics anyone? Probiotics everyone!

Food & Drink
11/02/2019

Is shampoo optional?

Pondering the no poo movement

Life
DIY
04/02/2019

How to make your own beeswax wraps

Plastic-Free Essentials

DIY
Food & Drink
03/02/2019

Otanewainuku & Whataroa Falls

Up in awe and down for a dip

adventure
Kids
02/02/2019

Rapurapu Kauri Track

The perfect mid-summer mini-tramp

adventure
Kids
28/01/2019

A Little Change

Talking money for kids

Life
Kids
17/11/2018

Farewell Facebook

The world keeps spinning

Life
12/07/2018

Plastic Free July

Chasing arrows through the stages of behavioural change

Life
01/07/2018

Whakapapaiti Hut

Tiny Tramps in Tongariro National Park

adventure
Kids
24/06/2018

Blyth Hut

Tiny Tramps in Tongariro National Park

adventure
Kids
30/04/2018

Beeginner Beekeeping

And a social media break

Life
DIY
28/04/2018

Wairere Falls

Barefoot and beautiful

adventure
Kids
09/03/2018

Day Walks in the Bay of Plenty

A list of beautiful spots to recharge your mama batteries

adventure
09/03/2018

My kids make their own lunches

Top 5 tips for making it happen at your house

Food & Drink
Kids
06/03/2018

Pori Pori Swimming Hole

The Bay's Best Swimming Holes

adventure
Kids
05/03/2018

Rebel Baking

My experiment with flax eggs and coconut flour

Food & Drink
28/02/2018

Back to school miracle mornings with just one small change

How to have a peaceful morning with the kids and still arrive on time

Life
Kids
12/02/2018

The pinnacle of pinnacles is the pinnacles

Reaching new heights tramping with children in the Coromandel

adventure
Kids
22/01/2018

The Bay's Best Swimming Holes

Gloriously wet spots to chill out in the hot, hot summer

adventure
Kids
17/01/2018

Tie Dye

A groovy way to pass the stormy day

DIY
Kids
06/01/2018

Mayor Island Time

Third time's a charm for Tuhua

adventure
Kids
29/12/2017

Yatton Park-our

Tiny Tramps For Little Legs In The Tauranga Area

adventure
Kids
20/12/2017

Little Lost Tramper

A lesson we won't soon forget

adventure
Kids
07/12/2017

Tauranga Rocks

A DIY treasure hunt

Life
adventure
Kids
04/12/2017

To dog or not to dog

The perennial parenting question

Life
Kids
01/12/2017

Berries in the Bay

The best post-tramping treat

Food & Drink
30/11/2017

Honeybees are master builders

Becoming a beekeeper

Life
DIY
15/11/2017

Tiny Tramps For Little Legs In The Tauranga Area

A collection of local gems

adventure
Kids
14/11/2017

Tuesday Adventure Day

Alternatives to Tramping

adventure
Kids
07/11/2017

Raparapahoe Falls

Tiny Tramps For Little Legs In The Tauranga Area AND The Bay's Best Swimming Holes

adventure
Kids
27/10/2017

Motuopuhi Island

Tiny Tramps For Little Legs In The Tauranga Area

adventure
Kids
15/10/2017

Otawa Trig

Tiny Tramps For Little Legs In The Tauranga Area

adventure
Kids
09/10/2017

Puketoki Reserve

Tiny Tramps For Little Legs In The Tauranga Area

adventure
Kids
08/10/2017

homemade Playdough

Rainy day fun & things to do when you can't go tramping

DIY
Kids
01/10/2017

Tuahu Kauri Grove

Tiny tramps for little legs in the Tauranga area

adventure
Kids
30/09/2017

Seven mistakes to avoid when tramping with kids

 

adventure
Kids
21/09/2017

Double happy honey bees

Becoming a beekeeper

Life
DIY
20/09/2017

Ginger and Turmeric Tea

The drink of champions

Food & Drink
08/08/2017

The Waihohonu Palace

Tiny Tramps in Tongariro National Park

adventure
Kids
01/08/2017

Packing for the kids' first overnight tramp

A checklist of what to bring

adventure
Kids
14/07/2017

Daly's Clearing Hut & Waitawheta Hut

Stepping up our family tramping

adventure
Kids
12/07/2017

My Bald Head

Why I Shaved Off My Hair

Life
06/07/2017

Does Adventure Need to be Risky?

Book Commentary - Solo: A Man. A Kayak. An Ocean By Vicki McAuley

Life
adventure
24/06/2017

Adventure is Life

Inspired by a crazy man who climbed an 800 metre cliff without a rope

Life
adventure
23/06/2017

Volcano Brownies

Camping at Hot Water Beach over Queen's Birthday Weekend

adventure
Food & Drink
Kids
07/06/2017

Annual Birthday Interview

Questions for the kids

Life
Kids
15/05/2017

Syme Hut in Egmont National Park

A magical girls' weekend

adventure
19/03/2017

Bucket Hat, Bucket List

My Von Trapp Children

Life
DIY
11/03/2017

Tramping with Toddlers

Hiking to the Woolshed Creek Hut at Mount Somers

adventure
Kids
14/02/2017

My Awesome Adventure List

Bucket list, version 2

Life
adventure
03/02/2017

A Tramp Down Memory Lane

Lake Daniells is a perfect walk for kids of all ages

adventure
Kids
26/01/2017

A Great Walk and A Great Paddle

Abel Tasman is a stunning introduction to tramping for all

adventure
Kids
17/01/2017

Nurturing the love of the great outdoors

10 tips for preparing your children for their first overnight tramp or hike

adventure
Kids
01/01/2017

Highlights of the Great Barrier Reef

Scuba diving and snorkelling in a natural treasure

adventure
17/12/2008

Spring, spring is in the air!

Letter from New Zealand #16

adventure
01/12/2008

Canada is awesome, too

Letter from New Zealand #15

adventure
02/09/2008

Wrapping up winter in May

Letters from New Zealand #14

adventure
31/05/2008

Autumn in April

Letters from New Zealand #13

adventure
30/04/2008

March at the Mount

Letters from New Zealand #12

adventure
31/03/2008

Certified professional NZ tourist

Letter from New Zealand #11

adventure
01/03/2008

Snow to Surf

Letters from New Zealand #10

adventure
30/01/2008

My first Kiwi Christmas

Letters from New Zealand #9

adventure
03/01/2008

Lambs and daffodils - Springtime in NZ

Letters from New Zealand #8

adventure
30/11/2007

New Zealand Winterlude

Letters from New Zealand #7

adventure
23/07/2007

A May of Firsts

Letters from New Zealand #6

adventure
30/05/2007

April on the North Island

Letters from New Zealand #5

adventure
30/04/2007

Fall in the Bay of Plenty

Letters from New Zealand #4

adventure
31/03/2007

Real life in Tauranga

Letters from New Zealand #3

adventure
28/02/2007

And then there was Auckland

Letters from New Zealand #2

adventure
09/02/2007

Good-bye Ottawa, Hello New Zealand

Letters from New Zealand #1

adventure
29/01/2007