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Thread: The EX- Te Iringa Hut?????????

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    The EX- Te Iringa Hut?????????

    Ok Team,

    It is long overdue timewise for the REAL truth about the mysterious disappearance ( in a cloud of sparks & smoke) of this famous hut????

    Who knows the real guts on what actually caused it to vaporise????????????

    I personally would love to know, it has been bugging me for years & I've heard ALL sorts of rumours!!!!!!!!!

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    A hunter staying at the hut lit his stove, went outside, (probably went to the dunny) and when he came back the hut was on fire.
    Spirits stoves aye, once they're going . . . .
    I went up a week or so later and collected what was left of his rifle and dropped it off to Mark Bridgeman. I believe the owner was going to make an insurance claim for it.
    From the remains it clearly when up fast. There was the remaining half of an Ali ladder that had been up against the hut still lying there, I still have a melted bit of it here at home.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Barefoot View Post
    A hunter lit his stove, went outside, (probably to go to the dunny) and when he came back the hut was on fire.
    I went up a week or so later and collected what was left of his rifle from the ashes so the insurance could be claimed on it.
    From the remains it clearly when up fast. There was half an Ali ladder that had been up against the hut still lying there, I still have a melted bit of it here at home.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rushy View Post
    Someone you know Barefoot.
    No I just happened to stick my head into to catch up with Mark and he asked me to grab it seeing as I was going to be up there.
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    I think that this could be picked up by Women's Day magazine and turned into a cover stage story. Maybe a series, even.

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    Probably needs to be an Ian Wishart book if people want to cover all the versions and conspiracies that have been voiced over the years
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    Julian Assange was seeking asylum there with Elvis Presley, during 9/11, while the French were up there doing secret nuclear tests. You can read about it in Micheal Moores' book poisoning paradise
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    Oh I'd heard it was some culler that lit his fart after a feed of beans
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    Did I detect a smidgeon of sarcasm there chaps??????

    Thank you Barefoot for that Info. I had heard all sorts of rumours, even one where our favourite Govt Dept was involved!!!! Tsk! Tsk!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barefoot View Post
    A hunter staying at the hut lit his stove, went outside, (probably went to the dunny) and when he came back the hut was on fire.
    Spirits stoves aye, once they're going . . . .
    I went up a week or so later and collected what was left of his rifle and dropped it off to Mark Bridgeman. I believe the owner was going to make an insurance claim for it.
    From the remains it clearly when up fast. There was the remaining half of an Ali ladder that had been up against the hut still lying there, I still have a melted bit of it here at home.
    Same story I heard. Supposedly was insured and offered to rebuild but was declined.
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    ...Due to its proximity, from what I'm told

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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwijames View Post
    Same story I heard. Supposedly was insured and offered to rebuild but was declined.
    Do you know who had it insured???? I heard a bit of a rumour about insurance cover on the hut too but never quite got to the bottom of it.

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    Hunters and Habitats had only just finished renovating the hut when it burnt down.
    From memory it was insured and paid out.
    However when they offered to rebuild (the design was worked out) DOC stepped in was a long list of requirements and stipulations including the club being liable if someone had an accident, tripped on the deck, all maintenance for ever and a day, basically an OSH and logistic nightmare.
    So the club walked away from it and of course DOC couldn't be arsed rebuilding because it was "to close to the road end".
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