Monthly Archives: January 2013
Debate in Whangarei, with an audience of around thirty people from both sides of the fence, agreed on one thing – change is needed and possible!! How this looks is the question we all came away with. What are the … Continue reading
Retracking Omahuta, Puketi and Raetea Forests (parts of the Kaitaia to Kerikeri section of Te Araroa)
Rachel and I returned to complete the Omahuta and Puketi forests last weekend, but admitted defeat with the combination of our time limit, the inadequacy of the track notes and map for the stated level of difficulty of the track: … Continue reading
This was probably taken a week ago near the mouth of the Pataua River, which reaches the Pacific Ocean at the South end of Ngunguru Bay. at approximately the same latitude as Whangarei.
Ocean Beach – Near Whangarei. Determined, inspiring women on a large stretch of hot windy beautiful sand and sea.
Annie’s famous footsteps Annie and Clare
Here is an article on Annie, written in the Northern Advocate. http://www.northernadvocate.co.nz/news/walker-enjoying-slower-rhythm-of-the-far-north/1715816/ Walking the entire length of Ninety Mile Beach and over some of Northland’s major hills is a massive undertaking, but that’s just the start of Annie Chapman’s epic … Continue reading
Annie’s Hikoi is an official Big ReTHiNK Event. It’s expected that details about the venues and timings of meetings and talks as she travels down Te Araroa will be made available on their Event Calendar http://rethink.org.nz/?page_id=1692 as they come to … Continue reading
If you are having a look for the first time at this blog about Annie Chapman’s One Woman Walking: Hikoi for a Big reTHiNK of Mental Healthcare Choices You might not have seen this comprehensive background statement about her motivation, … Continue reading