Tag Archive: Dunedin

Game Over For GeoTarget24

Time’s up for new Dunedin game GeoTarget24 … On Monday, its creators announced the demise of their time-trial GPS hunt, explaining that “as only one person has been regularly playing, we have decided to end it”. However, the anonymous organisers were at a loss to explain why GeoTarget24 had not proven more popular – especially in such a …

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Geocachers Receive Keep Dunedin Beautiful Award

Normally, Dunedin geocachers prefer to keep out of view as they search for hidden treasure. But on Tuesday, March 6th, they came out of the shadows to accept one of this year’s Keep Dunedin Beautiful awards. The city’s geocaching community was nominated by the Keep Dunedin Beautiful Committee after organising Cache In, Trash Out (CITO) …

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Hitting A New GeoTarget

Do you enjoy rushing out the door to find a new cache or to chase a FTF? Have you found almost all the caches in your area? Do you live in Dunedin, New Zealand? If you answered YES to all of the above, then the new game of GeoTarget24 could well be for you! GeoTarget24 is almost …

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Second Groundspeak Boss Mega-Excited

UPDATE: NZ MEGA 2012 Groundspeak’s Jeremy Irish isn’t the only lackey headed to New Zealand’s first Mega event. Company co-founder Bryan Roth – shown here in typical Kiwi farming attire – has posted his own ‘Will Attend’ log for GC35TTR and told It’s Not About The Numbers that he was excited about travelling Down Under …

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NZ MEGA 2012 – January Newsletter

NZ MEGA 2012 by the New Zealand Recreational GPS Society Inc. S45 52 E170 30 – Dunedin, New Zealand – October 19-22, 2012 http://mega.gps.org.nz/ Newsletter 1 – January 2012 In just under 9 months, Dunedin will host New Zealand’s first-ever MEGA geocaching event (GC35TTR). You’re reading the first of what will be a monthly newsletter …

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First-Ever NZ MEGA Event Now Listed!

The Geocaching.com listing for the first-ever New Zealand MEGA event has been published! Go there, check out the details and post your ‘Will Attend’ log for this historic event now …    

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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Leaving A Mark On The Geocaching World

Have you left your mark on the geocaching world? For Dunedin-based geocacher Stegan, the concept has taken on new meaning with the release of his own signature items. These laminated fridge magnets display various interesting and humourous quotes. Whilst out on a cache hunt recently, I stumbled across his ‘Always take a GPS – it’s awkward eating …

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NZ MEGA Website Live, Register Your Interest Now!

There’s a party at Cumbyrocks’ place and you’re all invited! In October 2012, the first-ever New Zealand MEGA event will be held in Dunedin – the hometown of Cumbyrocks. The website for the MEGA, which is being organised by the New Zealand Recreational GPS Society, is now live and registrations of interest are being taken. …

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What’s The Name Of That Other Game? … Oh, Rugby

How can you tell if you’re a true geocaching addict? When you skip out on the opening match of the world cup for your nation’s favourite game. In this case, the opening match of the 2011 Rugby World Cup is currently being played between my national team, the All Blacks, and Tonga. But whilst the …

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