Category Archives: Te Mata Peak

April 3, 2016 … road trip

Mary and I set out for a week in Napier,  We chose to take a back road because I had seen an image taken by a fellow club member of the Waihi waterfalls. I had never previously heard of these … Continue reading

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May 19, 2014 … from perfect morning to grey overcast

Yesterday was the day we came home. Before we left Napier, Mary spent some time with her mother and I was turned loose once again. It was a magically magnificent morning, clear blue sky, no wind, and a hint of … Continue reading

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January 12, 2014 … no goatherds up here

Getting to the top of Te Mata Peak on a mountain bike is no mean feat. I never could do it, but admired the ease with which the very athletic man we were driving behind was achieving it. At the … Continue reading

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