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  1. Hi Kiwi Geocachers I am running a meet & greet event on the 18th of August for the Manawatu region from 4pm - 6pm. Everybody welecome. More info here This will be the first event for Manawatu so lets get as many fellow Geocachers to attend as possible. Cachers will also get a souvenir for logging a cache on this special day. Also I have an article being published in the Palmerston North Tribune on Wednesday 15th of August about the hobby of Geocaching. A reported has interviewed me and taken some photos. Hopefully this will increase awareness about the sport and more people will give it a try and ultimately get hooked. Regards spudpn
  2. Hi there I am 49 and from the North Island of beautiful New Zealand. I have only seriously got into Geocaching at the beginning of this year. I have been using some free software on my smartphone but next month I hope to buy a Garmin handheld GPS receiver. So far I have found 71 caches and have put out one of my own as well. My job involves quite a bit of driving so I have been able to pick up some finds when I have some time up my sleeve, in fact my latest find was earlier today.... I stopped for lunch at a rest area that I have frequented for years. I fired up my GPS and searched for the nearest cache. Would you believe that it was 2 metres away. I could almost reach out and touch it. That was the easiest find I have ever had :-) I like the way this sport can be done anywhere in the world and at any time by young and old alike. It makes a walk fun. It gets me off the couch too. I know I will be doing this for a long time yet.
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