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Huia

Huia Report 3 Jun 2006 01:45

We also have Young Nicks Head, which was a headland sighted by a young lad called (would you believe it?) Nick from up in the Crows nest of Capt Cooks ship. I have loved meeting you all, I certainly didnt expect this thread to go on for so long. You are a wonderful bunch of people. If you ever feel inspired to come to NZ give me a yell first (time to tidy up the mess instead of spending all my time on here!) and I hope to meet you. My love and best wishes to everybody. Huia, aka The Old Crow.

AnotherCanuck

AnotherCanuck Report 2 Jun 2006 16:56

Thanks Huia for this thread on NZ....have found it very interesting & lots of fun. Really nice to have met you here Karen & enjoyed our quick chats. Take care both of you. K/Regards, Carol xx

Karen

Karen Report 2 Jun 2006 14:10

Good morning/afternoon Huia I dont have another Y place, nor could I find one for Z. Did find a new word though -- zorbing Have very much enjoyed finding out about New Zealand, thank you Karen

Huia

Huia Report 2 Jun 2006 11:57

How about another Y, then I will declare it finished unless someone has a Z to add.

Karen

Karen Report 2 Jun 2006 00:57

Okay Windermere

Huia

Huia Report 1 Jun 2006 21:46

There are probably dozens of Ws left, Carol, I just thought everybody was getting bored/having trouble finding them.

AnotherCanuck

AnotherCanuck Report 1 Jun 2006 15:00

Hi there still had some 'W's left ..... Willowby Winton Woodend Woodville

Karen

Karen Report 1 Jun 2006 14:09

Good morning/afternoon Ok, cant find any with X. Yaldhurst

Huia

Huia Report 1 Jun 2006 12:51

Anybody want to do X, Y or Z? Im off to bed now.

Karen

Karen Report 1 Jun 2006 05:45

Wehenga

AnotherCanuck

AnotherCanuck Report 1 Jun 2006 04:50

Westport

Karen

Karen Report 1 Jun 2006 02:57

Some people just dont think and planning is a foreign word to many. White Island

AnotherCanuck

AnotherCanuck Report 1 Jun 2006 02:56

Hi Huia...we get very much the same happen out here too. Tax payers bear the brunt of costs re looking for them. Wellsford Carol xx

Huia

Huia Report 31 May 2006 22:42

Some Japanese resident of NZ was walking in our bush in the Hunua Hills, just over the hill from us on Sunday, with his sister and her son. He lagged behind sis and son and disappeared. Searchers have been looking for him since. Doesnt look good as it was very cold last night and he was not well prepared. Why do people go for a 'walk' on a long track without being prepared for all weather. It can change so quickly in the hills. Husband and I were tramping a track (3 or 4 day with huts at intervals) in the mountains in the S. Island a few yrs back and an Easterner arrived at one of the huts in a flimsy plastic throw-away raincoat. They tear so easily. We were appalled. I hope the rangers told him firmly that he could not continue. That track goes up quite high, he could have been caught in a snow storm on the pass.

AnotherCanuck

AnotherCanuck Report 31 May 2006 17:42

Hi Karen....have a good day at work. I'll be away to work myself pretty quick.... 2 more before I go. Ward & Wardville

Karen

Karen Report 31 May 2006 15:19

One more before work Wallacetown

Karen

Karen Report 31 May 2006 15:01

Hi Carol Wallsend

AnotherCanuck

AnotherCanuck Report 31 May 2006 14:53

Good morning Karen... Walton

Karen

Karen Report 31 May 2006 14:32

Good morning/afternoon Huia that is maddening, somehow good to know youth are the same everywhere!!!!! Warwick Junction

Huia

Huia Report 31 May 2006 12:30

Been at a Gen Soc committee meeting. After driving home in our ute with homemade canopy I found some lowdown slimeball had tagged the door on the back. OH and I spent about half an hour or so removing it with kerosene. If I had caught them at it you would have heard their screams over there in America and even in England. Off to bed soon.