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Taipo Creek v3a1II*

Highest drop 35m (R30 plus DC5m) Public access 3hrs Steep waterfall stream with numerous small – medium abseils concentrated in 500m of streamway. First descent: Dan Padial, Chris Stephenson 18/1/19 Download the topo for Taipo Creek, by Chris Stevenson

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Parapara Gorge

Probable tubing/swim canyon 5 Km south of Collingwood, Golden Bay. From a Kayaking guide book, a bedrock gorge with lots of small drops and pools.  Kayaking flows are 8-15 cumecs, so something around 2-3 cumecs might be sensible for a … Continue reading

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Lower Slate Gorge v1a3III*

Gorge walk/swim. More of a tough tramping trip then a real canyoning trip. 8 Km SW of Collingwood, Golden Bay. 5hrs round trip. No ropes required Download Slate River Lower Gorge information sheet.

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