Pakihi Possum Run

Posted on Aug 3, 2012 in Adventure, Blog, Gallery

Pakihi Possum Run

Last weekend we took the boys and their friends from town out into the bush for a Possum run, checking traps and helping to keep the local Weka wildlife safe. It was a stunning ‘boys day out’ with great weather and Mother Nature smiling down on us allowing us to capture some fantastic photos of the Pakihi Valley.  Check out some images in our Gallery. The boys really enjoyed themselves and the lads from town wished they could stay longer, but with plenty of accommodation for the whole family, they can...

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Kiwi by Night

Posted on May 22, 2012 in Adventure, Blog, Gallery

Kiwi by Night

On the eve of the Motu Trails grand opening ceremony we took a walk along our driveway to see if we could find some glow worms on a clear but frosty night. To our complete surprise and utter joy we managed to capture a photo of one of the largest Kiwi birds we’d ever seen, just out for a feed no doubt! Just simply amazing and you never know who or what you may stumble across when you come to stay at Weka Wilds Accommodation in the stunning Pakihi, Opotiki. Book...

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Opotiki Big 3

Posted on May 5, 2012 in Adventure, Events, Gallery

Opotiki Big 3

The Opotiki Big 3 has been running since 1992 and has attracted keen bushman and bushladies. The aim of this event is to catch the heaviest Stag or Boar, Snapper and Pheasant with the longest tail.  All funds raised from all Big 3 competitions are donated to a local group that to date have all included children’s charities. Queens Birthday weekend June 9-11, 2012.  

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Walk the Pakihi Track

Posted on May 5, 2012 in Adventure, Gallery

Walk the Pakihi Track

Recently completed the new Motu Trails cycle track is also suitable for walking and hiking.

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