Local, Low Cost, Low Risk: Karangahake Gorge

Local, Low Cost, Low Risk: Karangahake Gorge

It’s a beautiful day outside and you’d love to take your family somewhere to explore the outdoors – but not knowing where to go and what to take with you means you end up staying home. A couple of the barriers to getting outdoors can include thinking...
Our Christmas Unwrapped

Our Christmas Unwrapped

Here at POET, we like to get creative at Christmas time; to send something to those that have supported us throughout the year whilst also staying low-budget and eco-conscious. In previous years we’ve made Christmas decorations with homemade seed paper and cards...
TREKing through the Waikato

TREKing through the Waikato

We recently caught up with our bike sponsor Trek Bikes NZ to have a chat about mountain biking in the Waikato region and  get their take on where to ride. What do the Trek staff and customers rate as the top 3 mountain bike rides in the Waikato? Te Miro MTB Park –...
Walk the Talk

Walk the Talk

Following on from our last post, we wanted to write about what we (here at POET HQ) are doing to stem the tide of single-use plastic. We like to think we’re a pretty environmentally conscious bunch, but once we looked at our habits and the products we use on a daily...
Leave no Trace

Leave no Trace

If you have watched Mad Men, a TV drama series set in the early 1960s,

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