Category Archives: MTB

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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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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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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Japanese TV Show Features LivinginPeace Project

The Japanese TV Programme “Sekkai no Hate no Nihon Gin” (“Japanese at the Ends of the World”) heard about Sanae Murray, the wife of LivinginPeace Project Founder Paul Murray and came to Karamea at the top of the West Coast … Continue reading

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If in Doubt…Nude Out!

Naturist plans nude bike ride By Zoe Hunter The Tauranga naturist who won his appeal against a conviction of offensive behaviour for running naked through Oropi Bike Park last year is planning a second nude bike ride through Papamoa. Andrew … Continue reading

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World Famous Rongo Heaphy & Pot-Luck Feasts

Off the Top of my Head: By Paul Murray   One of the main objectives of the LivinginPeace Project is to provide all our people and our guests with meals made from freshly harvested, locally grown, organic, healthy, nutritious and … Continue reading

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Heaphy Hut/Lewis River Bridge Construction Progress Report

Construction is underway on the new ‘super-bridge’ that will replace the two swing bridges at the Heaphy-Lewis River confluence. July flooding washed away the bridge across the Lewis River and it was eventually recovered near the Heaphy River mouth. The … Continue reading

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Rongo: The First Eight Years…What a TRIP!!

<p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/43794123″>Rongo: The First Eight Years: What a TRIP!</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/user11925474″>Paul Murray</a> on <a href=”http://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

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Unicycling The Heaphy Track

By Ken Looi The 82km Heaphy Track is one of New Zealands nine ‘Great Walks’, located at the top of the South Island in Kahurangi National Park. Every year, thousands of people make the trek across some of the most diverse terrain … Continue reading

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All About The LivinginPeace Project

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