2nd Decemeber 2017 – Short little afternoon trip to explore Mahurangi Regional Park’s Orienteering course, then a stroll up Mount Eden after consuming Peaking Duck at Hee’s Garden Restaurant.Read more "Mahurangi Regional Park Explore"
22nd November 2017 – Short little training walk around Karamatura Valley up to Mount Donald Mclean, This is a pretty common Solo walk I do, primarily to maintain hiking fitness in between times… See associated Trail Notes at KAHA for this walkRead more "Karamatura + Mount Donald Mclean Highlights"
12 November 2017. Day Trip with the North Shore Tramping Club to Motuora Island. Special thanks to Imogen (Trip Lead / Organizer), and Karen (Bus Driver). Despite the MetService forecasts leading up to the weekend, we received “Good Weather as Ordered”.Read more "Motuora Island, Hauraki Gulf"
4th to 5th November 2017. Weekend explore around Palmerston North City, including Sledge Track, Manawatu Gorge, the Wind Turbines and Caccia Birch House. Note: Gallery below contains pictures of Wetas up close, if you suffer from Arachnophobia, probably best not to view. 😉 If you wish to share any of these on social media, feel […]Read more "Palmerston North Explore"
21st to 23rd October 2017 – Uncompleted attempt to get around the northern circuit.Read more "Waihohonu Tongariro + Whakapapa"
7th October 2017 – Photos from two short walks around The Waikato. Mount Taupiri and Pukemokemoke. Short Info Summary at KAHA.Read more "Mount Taupiri + Pukemokemoke"
24th September 2017 – Day walk up to Kohukohunui and back. See Trip notes at KAHARead more "Kohukohunui Trig Walk"
16th September 2017 – Ordinary day walk with the Auckland Hiking Group revisiting some regular haunts in and around the Waitakere Dam. Mostly a mix of new faces and with some returning old faces. Was on Tail end Charlie Duty for part of the way.Read more "Waitakere Dam Redux + Pukematekeo Loop"
10th September 2017 – Spur of the moment decision to do two short walks around Te Ara Tahuna Estuary walkway and then Waiwera to Orewa Coastal walk. Weather was a bit BPD with a mix of Rain, Sun, and Hail (which did hit us a number of times). Stopped twice at the same Cafe, Faridas […]Read more "Waiwera to Orewa Urban + Coast"
3rd September 2017 – Hike with the Auckland Hiking Group on one of their regular day hikes around the Mangatawhiri Loop. Approximately 15.4 km covered in a clock wise direction along with a muddy then very steep climb up Ernies track then returning back down the gravel road back to the Mangatawhiri car park.Read more "Mangatawhiri Reservoir Loop Redux"