It has been six years since ‘Kupe 2008’ completed Aoraki Bound at Anakiwa and we’re still managing to get together to catch-up and kōrero once a year.

These days it’s not about the 6am runs and swims, rank poly-props or our camp cooking, it’s about our Aoraki Bound whānau. Two of our group members have started families with their partners and we have welcomed four new tamariki.

Each year ‘Kupe 2008’ meet at a different location, normally near where one of the group lives including Tāmaki Makaurau, Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Kaikōura and Ōtautahi. As well as catching up, we normally head out for a walk and take part in community service activities. [Read more…]