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Avaya have done it again! Over the last 5 days we’ve been glued to our screens watching the adventure racing world champs on Reunion Island. After an amazing race Avaya (fulled by Absolute Wilderness) has managed to pull away from their competitors and secure the victory.

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Planning your next adventure in the South or Stewart Islands? How about searching for the elusive and secretive South Island kōkako?! The South Island Kōkako Charitable Trust is preparing a map to show you when and where the best encounters have been reported and we’ll let you know when it’s ready here. In the meantime, some of the best reports recently have been from the Heaphy Track.  From Gouland Downs Hut to Aorere Shelter there has been a cluster of reported encounters, the most recent in late August.  A large bird with orange at its throat was seen flying onto...

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We’ve just had Team Yealands Family Wine and Team Avaya (formerly Seagate) come in to pick up their meals for the 2018 Adventure Racing World Champs on Reunion Island. Team Yealands are Godzone 2016 and 2018 winners and Team Avaya are 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 World Champions. For both teams having fast rehydrating food that's nutritious and delicious is a key factor in their success. This year the most popular meals have been Scrambled Eggs, Beef Stroganoff, Chia Pudding and Tom Kha Gai. Our scrambled eggs has always been an adventure racer favourite - as far as energy...

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Wow! Talk about putting on the good weather for Spring Challenge! We had a blast at the recent 2018 Spring Challenge South Island. With over 3000 women competing at the event it was certainly going a big one. The day started out overcast with teams rafting down the lower Buller river. They then made their way along the coast before navigating through farmland and back to the finish line. We were there doing tastings of our meals - all of the Boysenberries On Yoghurt and Beef Stroganoff sold out within an hour. We also sent Andy out on the course...

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We've got two new meals coming out today. They're both super delicious and were crowd favourites at the Sika Show and Spring Challenge recently. The first meal is Boysenberries on Yoghurt. It’s made with boysenberries grown in sunny Tasman Bay and honey sweetened yoghurt. You read that right - 3 awesome ingredients and nothing else. Like all our meals we don’t add preservatives or nasties - its just pure nutritious food! The second meal is Beef Stroganoff. We’ve been working on this one over Winter and we think we’ve found the perfect mix of flavours. It’s filled with mushrooms, beef,...

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