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Rotorua

Bruce McLeod Booksellers @ 1148 Pukuatua St, Ph 07-348 5388

Nelson

Page & Blackmoore Booksellers, @ 254 Trafalgar St, Ph (03) 548 9992

MD Outdoors, Millers Acre Center, Corner Trafalgar and Halifax St, Nelson. 027 9527 699

Christchurch

Aspiring Safety Products @ 340B Wilsons Road Waltham Christchurch. Ph 03 366 1246

Wanaka

Adventure Consultants, @ 20 Brownston St, Ph 03-443 8711

MT Outdoors @ 17 Dunmore St, Ph 03-443 2888

Wanaka Paper Plus, @ 23 Helwick St, Ph 03-443 7532

Queenstown

Canyoning Queenstown @ 39 Camp St, Ph 03-441 3003

Small Planet Outdoors @ 15-17 Shotover Street, Ph 03-442 6393

Queenstown Airport Paper Plus @ Queenstown Airport, Ph  03 442 3818

Dunedin

University Book Shop, Otago, @ 378 Great King St, Ph 03-477 6976


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Yards Gully

Descended summer of 2018/19. No further info available, other than it was surprisingly good, with some narrow steep and deep sections.

On private land, permission requried.

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Green Island Bush Canyon

Canyon is on private land, permission required from Dingle Burn Station.

First descent by Peter Choate, Kaden Anderson, Taylor Redd, Derek Steffens (and maybe others) February 2019.

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Canyon Creek, the upper section

First explorations by Toine Houtenbos, Alain Rohr, Peter Choate, Kaden Anderson, March 2019

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Thar Creek

First descent in March 2019. Toine Houtenbos, Alain Rohr, et al.

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Raven Canyon

First descent by Justin Hall, Hamish Castle, Antony Alford, Gabriela Scheufele and Jonathan Carr, March 2019.

Photos from the original Facebook post are below;

I was very skeptical when Justin Hall said he had a potential canyon in the Seaward Kaikouras given the geology.- let…

Posted by Jonathan Carr on Monday, March 4, 2019
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