North Island

From the 13th October to the 23rd December 2014, I walked the length of the North Island. I had many people join me walking and many support in other ways. Thanks you to all that helped me out! Collectively we raised $14,000.

It was such a fantastic experience with so many great stories, I have decided to write a book about the North Island adventure I had. I will be busy writing during 2016/2017 and the book should be completed mid 2017.

Here are a few shots from my time walking the North Island…

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At the start point with Gayle, who walked Day 1 and Day 3 with me

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I’m about to kayak the Puhoi River. I’m posing with Marianne and Hannah who are from Seattle

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Beautiful Ocean Beach with Jack, who walked a couple of empty days with me

Matthew from Whananaki Camp Ground gave me a bouquet of broccoli

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Reaching Auckland was exciting after four weeks. Here is Wendy, Lee, Mandy and Felicity who joined me walking through the city

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The tall (Jason) and the short (Wendy) joined me for a very wet day walking from Rangiriri to Huntly

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So steep is this terrain, I had to hold on to the fence on the way down

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There is so much mud on the trail. Here is Graeme and Vanessa slip, sliding up the hill on the 42nd Traverse

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One of the best pieces of litter I found on the side of the road

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I walked with tennis stars that wouldn’t stop singing “I would walk 500 miles…”

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The three day Tararua Tough Trampers – Graeme, Natalie and Jeanette

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Hugging the finish rock…yay!

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