Category Archives: Kahurangi National Park

Karamea Radio Interview with Trail-Running Vickis

Trail Runners Vicki Woolley & Vicki Quinn arrived in Karamea after running the Heaphy Track in two days. They stayed at Rongo Backpackers & Gallery in Karamea and enjoyed a Heaphy Conqueror’s Feast, visited the Oparara Basin arches and caves … Continue reading

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Karamea Ministry of Red Tape # 23

A New Zealand Government Department authorised by a deliberately rhetorically and covertly suspicious Act of Parliament and compounded by a tacit Royal Approval to receive Official Complaints! By Raving Reporter Товарищ Самсон Казаков   Office Manager:    Red Scarlett Director of … Continue reading

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Karamea Radio 107.5 FM: Perhaps the World’s Best Radio Station

Off the Top of My Head By Paul Murray  Karamea Radio was launched in September 2004 by a group of Karamea locals who thought it might be a good idea to set up a community radio station. Craig Stenhouse had … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Dave Tailby: LivinginPeace Project Permaculturalist

Off the Top of My Head By Paul Murray   In March 2012, Dave Tailby arrived in Karamea at the top of the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand to become the first LivinginPeace Project (LiPP) Permaculture Farm Manager. … Continue reading

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Auckland Lad Attempts 1st Lap of N.Z. Coast on Foot

Off the Top of My Head By Paul Murray     On day 173 of his epic attempt to walk the coastline of New Zealand, intrepid 19-year old traveller Brando Yelavich arrived at Rongo Backpackers & Gallery in Karamea at … Continue reading

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Father-Son Holiday Adventure Sets Heaphy MTB Record

Off the Top of My Head By Paul Murray   Zac Stones and James Hartshorne arrived at Rongo Backpackers & Gallery (www.rongobackpackers.com) on July 17, 2013 after a four-day adventure mountain biking on the Heaphy Track with their Dads Damian … Continue reading

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2013 LivinginPeace Project Permaculture Design Course

Off the Top of My Head By Paul Murray Students from France, New Zealand, Germany, the United States and Japan converged on Karamea on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand for the 2013 LivinginPeace (LiP) Project … Continue reading

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DOC Plans Unprecedented 1080 Operation in Kahurangi National Park

The following letter was sent out to residents of the Northern Buller district regarding proposed resource consent application by the “Department of Conservation” to permit the government body to aerially poison 113, 699 hectares of the Kahurangi National Park. The … Continue reading

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Karamea Kaos: UFO Seekers Flock to West Coast NZ Town

By Rongolian Star Raving Reporter CamcoH Kazakov   Alarmed residents of Karamea, on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand, reported witnessing a large bright elliptical metallic sphere hovering over Flagstaff Beach, Karamea at 1935 hours on … Continue reading

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Can International Travel Be Sustainable?

Off the Top of My Head By Paul Murray   (The LivinginPeace Project aims to combine Art/Travel/Permaculture and Education into a Sustainable Business)   The LivinginPeace Project in Karamea at the top of the West Coast of the South Island … Continue reading

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