Image of the June 2018 Wilderness Magazine Cover Read more articles from the
June 2018 Issue
Home / Articles / Crossword

WildernessWord, June 2018

Crossword by Pam Hutton

Complete the crossword and rearrange the letters in the blue squares to spell out the hidden solution. Send your answer, name and address, by June 20, to: wildernessword@lifestylepublishing.co.nz. All correct entries go in the draw to win one of five Leatherman Micra multitools worth $59.99 – see prize details below.

Across

7. NZ river that flows from King Country to Tasman Sea (7)
9. Regular wilderness activity will help you avoid becoming this (5)
10. Code word representing letter T in radio communication (5)
11. _____ Pursuits Centre – provider of wilderness experiences for students (7)
12. ___ off – starts day’s tramping (3)
13. Large NZ creepy-crawly you might see (5,4)
16. Slide of large mass of snow and ice down mountainside (9)
19. Handy reference for wilderness adventure (3)
20. Tramper with long experience, eg (7)
22. Arrive at 5 Down spot by helicopter, maybe?! (3,2)
23. Provide with necessary gear (5)
24. Examines and records detailed land features in order to produce 19 Across (7)

Down

1. _____ ___ Sky – NZ outdoor clothing company (5,3)
2. Seabird with large colony at Cape Kidnappers in Hawke’s Bay (6)
3. Mt _____ – highest peak in Waikato region (8)
4. ____ Island – small island in marine reserve near Auckland (4)
5. Far from civilisation – real wilderness! (6)
6. Introduced animal that causes damage to NZ native forests (4)
8. _____ River – tributary of Manawatu River with source in Ruahine Range (5)
14. NZ native ponga is this (4,4)
15. Mountain climber (8)
17. Mt _____ – peak in Kahurangi National Park (6)
18. Volcanic hills (5)
19. Havoc that might result when hut is very overcrowded (6)
20. Panoramic expanse seen from hilltop (4)
21. Essential piece of mountain climbing gear (4)

Hidden Solution: Use this for wilderness well-being (9,4)
May’s hidden solution: Biosecurity

Leatherman Micra 

Ten useful tools packed into a tiny, lightweight Leatherman, including spring action scissors, screwdrivers, 420HC knife and bottle opener. Covered by Leatherman’s 25-year warranty. www.tightlines.co.nz

Subscribe and save 61% for the first five months

$2.50/per month

Gain instant access to all stories, trips and gear reviews for the super low price of $2.50/month (normally $6.50/month) for the first five months. You’ll also get the Wilderness Wildcard, which offers discounts at more than 20 partners around New Zealand.

Just choose a monthly website-only subscription and use coupon code ‘2fifty’ to receive this special price.

Or view all our subscription options.

Already a subscriber? Login Now.

Discount applies to the first five monthly payments after which time the subscription price will revert to the current $6.50/month. Cancel your next payment at any time in your ‘My Account’ page. NZ subscribers only receive WildCard.