Category Archive: NZ Recreational GPS Society

NZ Mega Update: Just The Ticket

The clock’s ticking, people … Have you paid for your tickets to New Zealand’s first Mega event (GC35TTR) yet? It’s less than nine weeks till the three-day gathering being held at Dunedin’s Waiora Scout Camp over Labour Weekend, and already more than 500 players – from as far away as Kuwait and the United States …

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Go On, Have A Go

What’s the next best thing to geocaching on a bright Sunday morning? As it turns out – talking about geocaching! Dunedin organisation MoveMe, in association with the Edgar Centre, held a ‘Have-A-Go‘ day this morning to promote opportunities for being more physically active. The New Zealand Recreational GPS Society got on board and set up a geocaching display at …

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Farewell Moneydork: A Tribute To Caching In Top Gear

It’s Not About The Numbers honours a departing geocacher who truly is world famous in New Zealand. Some say he knows of new caches three years before they are listed. Others suggest that his delicate wee ankles are a sign he is descended from elves. All we know is that he’s called: Camocrab … or Moneydork … …

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2011 NZ Recreational GPS Society Geocoin Design Competition

The New Zealand Recreational GPS Society is running a competition to come up with the concept for it’s 2011 geocoin. Previously the management committee have done a stellar job of  designing each years coin, but now Society members or New Zealand residents will get the chance to put forward their best ideas and have them …

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Policing Our Caches

There’s a new sheriff in town, Kiwi geocachers … His name is GreenSpouts, a Flemish reviewer brought in to help New Zealand’s overworked overseers deal with a backlog of neglected caches that need archiving. Fittingly, the review has begun at the start of Groundspeak’s annual Cache In Trash Out promotion. Local volunteer reviewer Zero Gravitas …

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Quake update: The Other Side Of The Geocoin

In for a penny, in for a pound – right? Having already splashed out on the Christchurch quake and Japan tsunami geocoins, I’ve just bought two more fundraiser offerings by the NZ Recreational GPS Society to show my continued support for Mother Nature’s recent victims. Now it’s your turn … After months of planning, the …

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