Tag Archives: contemplations in the wild

Editing the Sounds of Europe

  It has been 2 weeks since we returned from out adventure to Europe and I’m finally back in the swing of sound editing. Just to recap. We were in Europe for a month and a half. Two weeks in … Continue reading

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Record Mission: January 23, Pureora Forest, Mapara – Hunt for the Kokako day 3

Day 7 of our record trip. We are heading home today, but first…we totally smashed that mountain of Doom. Three days in a row, we have gone up that massive hill, and we are feeling pretty fit now…but also totally … Continue reading

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Record Mission: January 22, Pureora Forest, Mapara – Hunt for the Kokako day 2

Well OK, so after staying up till 2 recording pine, we then slept in a tent, despite having an entire 12 person lodge to ourselves. Why you ask? Well, we bought the tent a year ago and still hadn’t used … Continue reading

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Record Mission: January 21, Pureora Forest, Mapara – Hunt for the Kokako day 1

Record mission day 6, wow, it’s nearly been a week already. We visited a DOC site,(Department of Conservation), and got ourselves a good tip on where the best place to record Kokako is nearby, Mapara it is. Kokakos are one … Continue reading

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Record Mission: January 20, Mount Pirongia, and the Wickedy Waikato!

OK, Day 5 of record mission…epic coffee. I’ll hand it to the Tron, they know their coffee. Bellies full and happy, we set off with our gear up mount Pirongia. This is where the mission gets serious. Previously we had … Continue reading

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Record Mission: January 18, Motuoapa, Kiko Rd, Taupo and Prawns!

Day three of the January record mission and oh what a day! Before we left Turangi, we stopped in at Tokaanu wharf at the edge of Lake Taupo. We had seen hundreds of swans on the lake the night before … Continue reading

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Record Mission: January 17, Turangi

Day 2 of our record mission started with some much needed breakfast and coffee. We headed off into the forest again, starting with some nice pine in light drizzle and then we working our way around the lake areas and … Continue reading

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Record Mission: January 16, Turangi

Day one of our record trip started a little slow due to the fact that we didn’t set off till after 5pm. We arrived in Turangi and checked into our motel at about 10.30pm. Despite our sleepiness, we headed straight … Continue reading

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