Tag Archive: MEGA

A Mega Sightseeing Opportunity

Travel agent Mandy Page doesn’t know if she’ll be coming or going this Labour Weekend as she co-ordinates two geo-trips for New Zealand’s second Mega event. In her latest It’s Not About The Numbers post, she reveals what awaits each tour party.

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Geocaching: Challenges No More, Cumbyrocks To Blame

Any GC.com geocacher who has checked their email today will be aware that Geocaching.com have decided to retire the Challenge part of the site. In case you haven’t read it their email reads… In our effort to inspire outdoor play through Geocaching, we are often faced with decisions about what to focus on next, and …

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Another Chip Off The Old Block (Party)

Phew! It’s Not About The Numbers has finally caught up with Groundspeak’s Bryan Roth for his thoughts on this year’s Block Party. Between the company’s annual shindig (GC38J9N) and WSGA Going APE … At The Tunnel Of Light Mega event (GC3C7HK), Roth (GC handle: Bryan) says the weekend of August 18-19 was super-busy – “super …

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An Old-Skool Introduction: Rediguana

MEET OUR NEW BLOGGER Rediguana hails from the shaky city of Christchurch, New Zealand. He is an emergency manager by trade, and some of his interests outside of geocaching include travel, photography, mapping, and open source software and data. An ‘old-skool’ cacher, Rediguana (real name Gavin Treadgold) started geocaching in May 2001. . It’s been …

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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 …    

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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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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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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2012 NZ MEGA Event Now In Dunedin

Hot of the NZ Recreational GPS Society press – The proposed 2012 NZ MEGA event has been shifted from earthquake-hit Christchurch to Cumbyrocks’ hometown,  Dunedin! From NZ GPS Society President Moneydork: GNS Science (the NZ Government’s earthquake monitoring agency) currently lists Christchurch as having a 30% probability of having another magnitude 6 or greater earthquake …

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