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Try Geo Caching in Geraldine – The Modern Day Treasure Hunt

“Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.”  www.geocaching.com This fun, free game that swept the world started back in 2000 when American Dave Ulmer decided to test new technology which brought pinpoint accuracy to global […]

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Big Tree, Peel Forest, Geraldine, New Zealand

Discover Peel Forest

An historic bush-clad retreat named after British Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel, who died in the same year the New Zealand province of Canterbury was founded, Peel Forest offers excellent walking for all levels, with tracks through the bush leading to waterfalls and the 1311m summit of Little Mt Peel. The gateway to the Rangitata Valley, the base for many adventure activities in the area, […]

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GRAM Registrations now open

Coming this April  to the foothills surrounding Geraldine, the GRAM (Geraldine Rogaine Autumn Muster) is one of the most anticipated outdoor events in South Canterbury. The hybrid orienteering and running event has 3 and 6 hour categories, available for both teams and solo runners as various levels, from families looking for a energetic day out to full-on running enthusiasts. The […]

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Art & About

Artists and crafts folk are drawn to the picturesque beauty of the Geraldine district as well as the relaxed lifestyle.  A number of renowned artists, including John Badcock, Mike Deavoll, Henry Lowen-Smith and the late Austen Deans have made homes in the area.  Many artists have studios open to the public, or display at one of the range of galleries […]

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