Tag Archive: New Zealand

Roll On Lucky Cache Number Two Million …

One million, nine hundred and 99 thousand, seven hundred and 54 … That’s Geocaching.com current hide tally; just 11246 needed to record its two millionth placement.

The question on everyone’s lips, though, is when will this mammoth achievement occur.

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Part Two: Stamping Their Mark On Malaysia

Travel guide Mandy Page (GC handle: PageNZ) continues relating her adventures from last year’s geo-tour; this time focusing on a ‘quick’ visit to Malaysia by some of the Kiwi group.

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Logging Memories From Her First Geo-Tour

Tours Direct is hosting its second geo-tour this June, returning to Singapore and Cambodia. Here, company director Mandy Page (GC handle: PageNZ) relates some highlights for the nine caching teams on last year’s trip.

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Geo-News: Beans, Bears & Hearty Bravos

Keeping you briefed on the official O.C.B pathtag, Estonia’s first geocoin and New Zealand’s latest Geocaching.com reviewer.

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GLO-ing Support For Portable GPS Receiver

Wellington’s Geof Robinson (GC handle: xBoomstickx) rates his geocaching-related Christmas present.
“Santa was listening this year; I had been a good boy and got my Garmin GLO (US$99/NZ$139) for Christmas. What a difference an accurate GPSr makes!

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The Business End Of Munzee Down Under

Time to get down to business, Munzee fans – now that all six barcode types finally appear on the New Zealand player map. On November 30th, Tauranga IT firm Dzina added the sole missing game piece by hanging the country’s first business Munzee in the window of its Greerton premises. That barcode, Dzina Ltd, reads: “Come on in …

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Giveaway: First To Find (A Prize)

Too stuffed after Thanksgiving or winter (for those of us Down Under) to move? Now you can get a geo-fix without leaving your armchair. This week It’s Not About The Numbers has three copies of Morgan C Talbot’s new geo-thriller First To Find to give away. Thanks to the Washington author and Red Adept Publishing, …

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Review: Exploring The Science Of Navigation

BOOK REVIEW The Science Of Navigation: From Dead Reckoning To GPS by Mark Denny (Johns Hopkins University Press) Paperback US$27.15/Hardcover US$65.00/Kindle US$16.50 Reviewed by Gerard Hyland (GC handle: GSVNoFixedAbode) “To paraphrase Douglas Adams, most geocachers no more know the navigational lineage behind their GPSr than a tea leaf knows the history of the East India company. Many of those geocachers …

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Helicaching In Queenstown

As part of the recent NZ Mega 2012, Moneydork found his 15,000th geocache during our road trip south. As he knew he was getting close, he started thinking about a special way to mark the milestone. What you see below is a seven-minute video that I put together outlining our little helicaching adventure. Read on …

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Guest Post: Caching In The US Of A

GUEST POST Wellington’s Geof Robinson (GC handle: xBoomstickx) may not have left his heart in San Francisco but he certainly dropped an It’s Not About The Numbers geocoin off there. “My last post was predominantly written on an iPad en-route to Australia for business. I’d accelerated my find rate so that cache No 400 could …

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