River Valley Blog

Articles on White Water Rafting, Horse Trekking, Adventure Travel, The Environment and More...

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1406, 2018

Complicated vs. Complex

By | June 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Environment & Food|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Complicated vs. Complex. What's the Difference and Why is it Important? In New Zealand rural areas, production of various commodities invariably dominates the landscape. This could be dairy operations on the Canterbury plains, the Waikato [...]

2805, 2018

Economic Opportunity In A Rural Area. Having “Skin In The Game”

By | May 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Economic opportunity, Environment & Food, social change|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Sometimes I feel as if I write about certain subjects in blog posts as much to clarify some thoughts in my own head as anything else. This is one such, Economic Opportunity in a rural area. [...]

2105, 2018

Whose Talking To You?

By | May 21st, 2018|Categories: Blog, Communications, social media|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Have you thought about unsubscribing from the River Valley Newsletter, Blog or Social Media? Why This (To Me) Extreme Measure? My groaning Inbox. Every morning, and then it seems at intervals throughout  the day another [...]

1605, 2018

Do You Have A Question About White Water Rafting?

By | May 16th, 2018|Categories: Adventure Travel, Blog, Multiday trips, Rafting|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

For people with limited time, which 1 day rafting experience do we recommend?   River Valley offer two half day or day rafting trips. The first of these is the half day Grade 5 section [...]

1604, 2018

We’re A Mixed Lot

By | April 16th, 2018|Categories: Adventure Travel, Blog, Lodge, Rafting|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

I would imagine the common public perception of people working at an Adventure Lodge is one of mostly young people, fit, tanned, cycling to work each morning on their mountain bikes, off kayaking at every [...]

1004, 2018

That’s Just Nuts

By | April 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Environment & Food|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Should it be called a savannah system? Or what about a silvopastoral system? Of course let's not leave out an agroforestry system. All these terms are used to describe ecosystems that incorporate trees with grassland. [...]