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WildernessWord, March 2016

Crossword by Pam Hutton

Across

7. _____ National Park on Stewart Island was opened in 2002 (7)

9. Destructive mud-flow on slopes of volcano (5)

10. Maori name for whiteywood tree (5)

11. Rivers that are this are dangerous to cross (2,5)

12. Refreshing sources of vitamin C (7)

14. Estuaries are this (5)

16. Sloping mass of loose rocks found on Tongariro Alpine Crossing (5)

18. Adventurous outdoor feat! (7)

20. Got physically fit for outdoor challenge (7)

21. Strong gust of wind in exposed place (5)

22. This describes almost vertical rock face (5)

23. _____ Lakes – colourful beauties seen on Mt Tongariro (7)
Down

1. These help to give grip on ice (8)

2. Large sand hill created by wind (4)

3. Overnight places on tramps (6)

4. Wilderness high spot (8)

5. Cover with mist or cloud (6)

6. This describes landscape without sufficient rainfall (4)

8. Maori name for NZ passion vine (5)

13. Foliage and vegetation in bush (8)

15. Distance in degrees north or south of equator (8)

17. Wandered over wide area of wilderness (6)

18. Circular currents in sea or river (6)

19. _____ River – small NZ river flowing through The Catlins (5)

20. ____ out – put new outdoor gear through its paces (4)

21. Make hot tea with billy (4)
Hidden Solution: South Island high spot to explore (11)

February’s hidden solution: Weather report

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