This extraordinary, breathtaking hike is in our backyard - and you can do it in a day.
Te Aroha - probably not the first name that comes to mind when Waikato residents want a weekend away.
It could have all turned out so differently. New Zealand could have been Nouvelle-Zelande.
Empty tracks, no sandflies, and a casual minus 10 degrees outside the tent. Pass the whiskey.
An unexpectedly rewarding journey of denial and deprivation.
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