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Tara Mulvany sold out presentation Auckland 5th of May, 2016

Sold out for Tara Mulvany

Last Thursday 5th of May, Tara Mulvany was in Auckland to give a presentation to a sold-out audience about her recent circumnavigation of the Svalbard Archipelago. Tara Mulvany’s account of the expedition is fascinating and the talk was a fix of high-quality photography and short videos. The 71-day 2300km trip is one of the world’s great sea kayak trips and if you missed the talk you can see some of the photography in the recent Canoe and Kayak 2016 Winter magazine or http://www.canoekayak.com/land-of-ice-and-bears
Auckland Sea Kayaks was an expedition sponsor and hosted the event.
Per Gustav “PG” Porsanger paddles along the face of Europe’s largest glacier, the Austfonna, which guards the shore of Nordaustlandet Island for more than 100 miles. An expert skier and hunter, PG spent years in the Norwegian special forces. Though only a novice kayaker, he possessed other attributes to round out a strong three-paddler expedition team with Jamie Sharp and Tara Mulvany.
 

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The first Hine Moana young women's programme set off this morning in beautiful calm paddling conditions. They will spend 2.5 days exploring the waterways if the Mahurangi region, with an exciting talk from @redznzjourney tomorrow afternoon. Then @nz_sailingtrust will sail up and collect the rangatahi and they learn to sail the famous yacht safely back to Tamaki Makaurau, Auckland. They were excited and we can't wait to hear the stories at the end of the week @dukeofednz @visitauckland
Wētāpunga - Out paddling in the Hauraki Gulf we spotted a  beautiful Wētāpunga on one of the off shore pest free islands . Adult wētāpunga are the heaviest insects on the  planet, heavier than an average house sparrow. #stilllearning
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Another great event organized by @emr_nz at Taumanu Reserve, Onehunga. Participants learned about local wildlife and conservation projects. We explored mangroves and what makes this harbour so special. Thanks EMR for including us 📷by EMR with @backcountryweb doing his thing
Kayak instruction with a different view today. Westhaven beach is right in the heart of Auckland and has a unique view looking back over the city and sky tower. The water is nearly always flat and you can paddle right under the harbour bridge for a bit of excitement @visitauckland
Just arrived at Motuora island which is our home for the night. We are out with a local high school exploring their local area.  It was a fun down wind paddle from the mainland with loads of waves to surf #outdooreducation  #doc @visitauckland
Teaching people about how wonderful the Tamaki estuary is. Thanks @emr_nz for having us along
Skills training before next week's multiday trip with Mahurangi College. @burto1 you legend!
It's just Autumn in Auckland today #rangitoto here we come @visitauckland
Finishing the day with an epic sunset from Motuihe island. We are staying here for a multi day trip with a local high school. Amazing place to stay with kiwi, tautara to name a few 📸superguideeric
Sun's out, guns out. Stunning weather for three days of exploring the Cavalli islands in the tropical far north.
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