Tough Women NZ Book Launch
After waiting so many months it looks like the Tough Women books will be landing in NZ this week! (But you can rent from the library now if you like!) To celebrate we are putting on a wee book launch next Thursday night, with a BONUS screening of Olivine by Penzy Dinsdale, here in the shop. Books will be available to purchase on the night 😍 Tickets to come are only $5 all proceeds go to Christchurch Battered Women's Trust, to empower women who need some help.
Adventure racing night, fundraising for local community.
Enjoy the Adventure Racing FAQ with Godzone Colts winners Further Faster Fledglings!, Christchurch, During 17th of November. Tickets are only $12 NZD + BF. Only on Humanitix
Remember last year, when life was easy and all the greater collective really worried about together was the weather? I do, it was great! Last year was also when Brook van Reenen did up his trail shoes and left to run the length of NZ on Te Araroa. r
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In Store Pick Up during level 3
Hey Team! Here is a heads up on the changes happening this week at the shop! OPEN: You can collect and we can ship ALL Items, from Tuesday 28th April. 🌟 PICK UP/CLICK & COLLECT: We also offer an in-store pick up service. This is contactless, please order online and choose Pick-Up. You will be notified when your order is ready for collection. Please visit the shop side door on Lawson St, the main door will be closed.
Anzac Day 2020
The Dawn Service this morning was really moving. Thanks Radio NZ for providing a broadcast for our streets and thanks to our neighbours who made us knitted poppies 😍. Time to reflect on loved ones who have gone, who endured so much. Lest we forget. Pic of Horrie the war dog from ABC news Australia.
How to cope with loneliness
What are your best go-to's to help this topic? "Loneliness. I got asked earlier this week (in regards to my solo adventures) about whether I get lonely, and my best tips to cope with it. This seems like a good time to address that question. Short answer: Yes, I do get lonely on my solo adventures. It’s something that can really throw me off my game and make everything more challenging. I look at as a problem that I urgently need to fix. 🏔" Read the link to see how.
Jasper Fox Designs reminds us what is important... looking after each other with simple hand washing and spending time in the mountains (a great social distancing activity!) Thanks Jaime! Image by @jasperfoxdesign #furtherfasternz #adventure #climb #ultrarun #tramping #mountains #wilderness #meanwhileinnz
FurtherFaster NZ Outdoor Gear for Humans & Dogs
Our annual Christmas Calendar Countdown starts on Sunday! 🍒 🧚🏾♀️We have everything laid and clear for you so you have all the deals at your finger tips. 🐝We also have our in-store Lucky Dip too! 👍🏽All the deals will be LIVE on our website and instore too!
FMC Photo Competition
We are sponsoring the @FMCNZ photo competition again this year. Check out this pic from last years winner Glen Howey. There is over $14,000 worth of prizes up for grabs... I don't think I personally have the skills to enter (or maybe with some lucky light and a mountain top I will!) But I know some of you folks def have a chance!! Good luck!! Visit www.fmc.org.nz/photo-competition to learn more. Entries close 1st September for Individual Supporters, and 15th September for Clubs.
Hide & Peak Competition!
Clue two is going live today. Have you found the free entry to @peak2pub yet? Full deets on our website. I am racing the ski part this year... I am a bit nervous about the carnage... I think the run/swim is the safer option! lolz