Small town Kiwi boy playing in a big beautiful world 🗺 Official GoPro content creator - Outfitted by MacPac. ⛺️ Summers guiding @AbelTasmanKayaks
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Kia Ora from my summer home! For well over a decade I’ve been spending my summers working as a sea kayak guide and living in a tent on the beaches of the Abel Tasman, showing off this coastline to travellers from just about everywhere. Every year my life gets a little bit busier with this whole Bare Kiwi gig but I always end up back here cause it’s just so damn good for my soul. If you’re around this summer come join me at @abeltasmankayaks for a trip. #AbelTasmanKayaks @macpac #whateveryouradventure
What a year! Thank you 2017 and thank you all, I’ve had so many incredible adventures over these past 12 months I’m so stoked you all were able to join in on these with me. I got engaged, helped out with the @kaikouranz rebuild, took my mum on her first overseas flight thanks to @qantas And @visitmelbourne. I flew to the states.. twice! Thanks to @GoPro and joined in on the launch to their new cameras where I got to have a beer with Nick Woodman. I did my best to keep with and film @nicoporteous, @jamieanderson and @amypurdygurl at the @wintergamesnz. Explored @greatlaketaupo, @akaroa_and_the_bays, @christchurchnz, @hurunuidistrict / @hanmersprings, @rotoruanz and the @westcoastnewzealand. Hung out at @hobbitontours with @shaun_jeffers and @jarradseng. Drove a brand new #FordRanger around the South Island thanks to @fordnz. Oh plus I drank a few @monteithsbrewery beers . Tested out @macpacs new ski clothing at the @qtwinterfest. Took my @moananzsup EVERYWHERE. And well the list goes on. I’m sure I’ve missed some things here but thanks once more for encouraging me to adventure, all your comments and likes keep me going. BRING ON 2018!
XMAS GIVEAWAY // I’ve teamed up with @gdomeglobal and a few mates from the GoPro community to do a huge giveaway! So myself @gdomeglobal, @snapair , @travspringer, and @marcbaechtold are giving away a dome each! These domes are epic accessories for your GoPro. It’s how I got this shot.
To be Eligible to win, you MUST follow and enter all giveaways
To enter // 1) Follow my mates @gdomeglobal, @travspringer, @snapair and @marcbaechtold
2) Tag 5 of your mates in each of their posts. ( they may not have posted yet so keep an eye on their pages) #GoPro #gdome
Kia Ora from @kaikouranz! For the past six months I’ve been lucky enough to call this little coastal mountain town my home away from home. The community here has welcomed me in with open arms as together we’ve worked hard to get Kaikoura back on its feet after last years earthquake. Tomorrow at sunrise I’ll be attending the reconnecting of community ceremony as we open State Highway 1 north to Marlborough. It’s so awesome to see this town getting back to normality. Who’s coming to visit? PHOTO BY @laurenepbath #KaikouraNZ
XMAS GIVEAWAY TIME! My buddy’s at @gopro have given me a bunch of awesome goodies to giveaway this festive season and YES I’ll ship anywhere in the world to one lucky boy or girl. ~ GoPro bite mount + floaty🧚🏻♂️
~ Exclusive GoPro @ugly.christmas sweater 🧤
~ GoPro beanie 🧣
~ 30% off a HERO6.
To WIN, comment below tagging three friends with a positive message to the world for this these festive holidays and what fun adventures you will all get up too. Be sure to follow @gopro and if you want bonus points. Feel free to post a photo or story with a similar message tagging myself and using #goproholidaychallenge. I’ll pick a winner on the 14th of December. Merry Christmas everyone. #GoPro #GoProXmas
New Zealand’s such a big little country. I keep finding awesome new places every road trip I go on and I’ve been exploring this country since 2001, when I hitchhiked around the South Island with my buddy @realmccoy1479 and only had $50 to my name. Can’t wait to see what I find next time!
Someone once said, “all good things must come to an end.” I don’t know who that someone was but im not a fan of them ...because sadly our @fordnz summer roadie ended today. However, we’re home safe, tanned and absolutely fizzing from all our adventures! I have so many stories and images I need to share with you all from the past three weeks, I’ve just been too busy having fun. (I’m sure you understand.) Thanks so much @fordnz for being such good buggers and supplying us with a #FordRanger aka Frank The Tank for this adventure. It was more than perfect for our holiday; super comfy, fun and one hell of a sexy beast. Bring on the next adventure! #FordNZ
The Kiwi summer is well and truly here. Today I cooled off by swimming amongst icebergs in Hooker Lake at the foot of Aoraki, New Zealand’s highest mountain. I posted a #goproquik video of my swim to prove it’s real on my Bare Kiwi Facebook page... just in case you don’t believe me @lisabartonnz
Congratulations @mikewilltakeyouto for winning the @romerapp giveaway I ran a few days ago. Mike you’re in for one hell of an adventure with @roscosmilfordkayaks, I’m so stoked for you bro. Seeing Milford Sound by kayak is the best way to truly experience this giant playground. #GoPro #MilfordSound @goproanz
A few seconds after taking this shot I really put our relationship to the test when I paddled Lisa under Stirling falls in Milford Sound OK, hands up who wants to do this and for FREE?! I’ve teamed up with @romerapp to give this epic adventure away: A sea kayak trip for two in Milford Sound with @roscosmilfordkayaks PLUS one nights accommodation in Te Anau. All you need to do is download the Romer app (link in bio) find this adventure in the app, swipe right and you’re in the draw! #RomerApp #Collab #GoPro
First light in Milford Sound: I’ve been offline this past week exploring Fiordland with my beautiful fiancé @lisabartonnz. I hope you haven’t missed me too much During our travels we met Emily, who not only is super awesome, she’s also created a new app which is basically like tinder if you want to find an adventure (it’s the best way I can describe it). Tomorrow I’ve agreed to take over the @romerapp page and will be giving away an incredible adventure here in Milford Sound. Stay tuned! #MilfordSound
The first week of our Kiwi Summer Roadie with @fordnz has been absolutely awesome! We’ve spent it offline getting our sunshine fix at the top of the West Coast surrounded by Nikau Palms in a little place called Karamea. We hiked into the Heaphy and explored the Oparara BasinWe’re now south bound cruising along the coast, windows down and tunes blasting! #FordNZ #FordRanger #GoProKarma