Being a River Philosopher on a multi day rafting trip

By rvadmin1 | March 3, 2016

"Hearing people telling their personal stories is always a privilege. Being able to listen properly, in an atmosphere of trust, becomes easy in the natural world where time is no longer the preoccupation and there are none of the usual day to day distractions. I came away from the trip feeling much closer to the [...]

100% Pure, environmental challenges, river degradation

By rvadmin1 | January 15, 2016

What Price 100% Pure? Water as clear as Gin Having been a river guide for 27 years I believe I am well qualified to comment on the subtle slow changes I have observed in the river environment on which I have spent more of my working life than would be the norm, even of those [...]

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Best white water rafting trips in New Zealand

By rvadmin1 | December 17, 2015

Top 5 Best White Water Rafting Day Trips in New Zealand New Zealand is a young land with tectonic forces still aggressively pushing the mountainous spines of both major Islands upward. Combine these mountain ranges with generous amounts of rain and what you get is some of the best technical white water rivers on the [...]

Ngaruroro River Rafting

By rvadmin1 | November 17, 2015

Capturing the Ngaruroro Taking part in a River Valley rafting adventure on the Ngaruroro River shows us a different view to how most of us normally view its waters, ending as it does at the Waitangi Estuary near Clive, its muddied form mingling with the Tutaekuri River before it empties into the Pacific. Sourced in [...]

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Finding the Right Family Rafting Trip

By rvadmin1 | October 17, 2015

How To Find The Right Family Rafting Trip Peter had this to say about the trip. “The total sense of isolation and wilderness began within 10 minutes of launching the rafts, and lasted until we saw some fishermen an hour before reaching the take-out site. This was exactly what we had been looking for when [...]

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