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Great Barrier Island NZ - A Drones Perspective 4K - YouTube

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Tongariro: Mountain adventure - New Zealand Walks - NZ Herald News

Tongariro: Mountain adventure - New Zealand Walks - NZ Herald News | Gt Barrier Island and Tongariro National Park | Scoop.it
It wasn't the sort of weekend to undertake a five-hour journey to a place even colder and wetter than where I already was. But in the icy clutches of the mountain, stomping through - New Zealand Herald
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Tongariro guide shocked at preparedness of some people: 'I saw a girl in a dress!'

Tongariro guide shocked at preparedness of some people: 'I saw a girl in a dress!' | Gt Barrier Island and Tongariro National Park | Scoop.it
Are you well prepared for the bite of NZ's breathtaking playground?
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Watch Dare To Dream - Sunday 25 Sep - TVNZ OnDemand

Watch Dare To Dream - Sunday 25 Sep - TVNZ OnDemand | Gt Barrier Island and Tongariro National Park | Scoop.it
Inspiring tales of Kiwis doing great things whose ambitions led them through hardships to success.
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Wild About NZ - Tongariro National Park

Wild About NZ - Tongariro National Park | Gt Barrier Island and Tongariro National Park | Scoop.it
Gus makes his way to the Central North Island of New Zealand, a vast desert-like landscape known as the central volcanic plateau.
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Sorry kids, no phones allowed: The camp forcing kids to fend for themselves

Sorry kids, no phones allowed: The camp forcing kids to fend for themselves | Gt Barrier Island and Tongariro National Park | Scoop.it
Some teachers at Hamilton’s Hillcrest High think life skills taught outside the classroom should be a priority at every school.
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Great Barrier Island: Time healing ills of island's past - Travel - NZ Herald News

You can only imagine what Great Barrier Island must have been like before the arrival of Europeans in the 1840s. The rugged hillsides were once covered in stands of mighty kauri, and - New Zealand Herald
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TEN great spots in Tongariro National Park

TEN great spots in Tongariro National Park | Gt Barrier Island and Tongariro National Park | Scoop.it
Perhaps more than any other tramping area in New Zealand, this is a dynamic, ever-changing landscape, one with regular volcanic activity
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German backpacker survives icy fall on Mt Tongariro - National - NZ Herald News

German backpacker survives icy fall on Mt Tongariro - National - NZ Herald News | Gt Barrier Island and Tongariro National Park | Scoop.it
A 19-year-old German backpacker has been hospitalised after sliding 50 metres down an icy slope near the summit of Mt Tongariro today. - New Zealand Herald
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Aotea Conservation Park opened: Media release 10 April 2015

Aotea Conservation Park opened: Media release 10 April 2015 | Gt Barrier Island and Tongariro National Park | Scoop.it
Conservation Minister Maggie Barry opened the new Aotea Conservation Park on Great Barrier Island, the first such park in the Auckland region.
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NINE must-dos on Great Barrier Island / Aotea

NINE must-dos on Great Barrier Island / Aotea | Gt Barrier Island and Tongariro National Park | Scoop.it
Although only four hours from Auckland by ferry (or 30min by plane), Great Barrier Island is a place apart. It's New Zealand's fourth largest island, after Rakiura, and a place of old volcanoes, whittled down by time, wind and rain
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Mt Tongariro (returning via Hardman's Ridge)

Mt Tongariro (returning via Hardman's Ridge) | Gt Barrier Island and Tongariro National Park | Scoop.it
The tramp to South Crater is fairly easy along the well-maintained Tongariro Alpine Crossing Track. If climbing the summit in winter you will need crampons, or snowshoes, to begin the climb to Red Crater and on to the summit. The poled route is straightforward and would make a good introduction to winter tramping. Descend the northern slope and take Hardman's Ridge, which overlooks the TAC, to a point around 600m past Pt 1409m. Drop down here to rejoin the TAC and an easy walk back to the car.
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More to explore - Great Barrier Island - YouTube

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Tongariro Alpine Crossing: Do it in the snow - New Zealand Walks - NZ Herald News

Tongariro Alpine Crossing: Do it in the snow - New Zealand Walks - NZ Herald News | Gt Barrier Island and Tongariro National Park | Scoop.it
1. It's called an Alpine Crossing! So do it Alpine Style in the snow. - New Zealand Herald
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Teens ditch devices for five weeks on remote school camp and build ?brotherhoood?

Teens ditch devices for five weeks on remote school camp and build ?brotherhoood? | Gt Barrier Island and Tongariro National Park | Scoop.it
(Warning: Contains graphic images) Hillcrest High students went to Great Barrier Island with no devices, no classes and no mum or dad to do their washing.
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Tongariro National Park

Tongariro National Park | Gt Barrier Island and Tongariro National Park | Scoop.it
Tongariro is New Zealand's oldest national park and a dual World Heritage area. This status recognises the park's important Maori cultural and spiritual associations as well as its outstanding volcanic features.
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Aotea Track on Great Barrier Island reopens

Aotea Track on Great Barrier Island reopens | Gt Barrier Island and Tongariro National Park | Scoop.it
The final track on Great Barrier Island reopened recently, marking the end of work to restore damage caused by the June 2014 storm.
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Great Barrier Island: Hidden paradise an air hop away - Travel - NZ Herald News

When you say Great Barrier Island, most people think alternative lifestylers, isolation, wild weather, shipwrecks (the Rose Noelle, the Wairarapa). - New Zealand Herald
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Population boost for the black petrel - National - NZ Herald Videos

Population boost for the black petrel - National - NZ Herald Videos | Gt Barrier Island and Tongariro National Park | Scoop.it
New Zealand’s biggest iwi-owned fisheries company has signed a pledge with Southern Seabird Solution Trust and is adding a clause to fishers’ contracts that will require them to undertake Seabird Smart training to help boost the population of the...
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Govt steps in over island nature haven - National - NZ Herald News

Govt steps in over island nature haven - National - NZ Herald News | Gt Barrier Island and Tongariro National Park | Scoop.it
The future of a historic sanctuary on Auckland's doorstep that has been up for private sale looks to have been secured after the Government stepped in to boost a joint bid. - New Zealand Herald
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Mt Ngauruhoe

Mt Ngauruhoe | Gt Barrier Island and Tongariro National Park | Scoop.it
Take the popular Tongariro Alpine Crossing Track to South Crater, from where you can begin the climb of Ngauruhoe. In summer this is an easy scramble on loose rock, but in winter it is much harder and will require ice axes and crampons to ascend and descend safely. It is an exposed mountain at all times of the year and weather can change without warning.
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