Miranda Hutton

Posts by Miranda Hutton for News, Notices & Stories

New Summer Camp site 2021

We are happy to let you know we have a new site for Summer Camp! Miranda and Mark have found a nice spot on the Orere Stream within the Auckland borders. This means no one will have to queue up at checkpoints to get out of Auckland, and means we can all feel secure that Summer Camp can indeed go ahead this year. To book, contact Peter Jemmett. See more information on booking and photos of the campsite below. Read More

Boredom Busters - lockdown walk ideas

Aucklanders, are you looking for some ideas for local walks?  Try searching on the Auckland Council website for new ideas: https://www. aucklandcouncil. govt. nz/parks-recreation/get-outdoors/find-a-walk/Pages/default. aspx   Or here are some walks ASC members have been enjoying: Wattle Bay, Hillsborough Hamlin's Hill/Muturaroa Pakuranga Rotary Path Duder Regional Park Wenderholm Regional Park Westhaven Marina   Let's hope we can get further afield soon! But in the meantime, we can enjoy exploring Auckland's hidden gems. Read More

Fun for small people before lockdown

ASC Small People on Big Hills – Hunua Cossey’s Dam – 1st August 2021 A gorgeous winter's day dawned complete with mist and cloud in the valleys which soon burnt off. Twelve excited families (26 children aged from 2 to 12 years, plus 20 adults) met at the Hunua Falls carpark. We split into a faster and slower group, catering for the various ages and abilities. The fast team took the Massey Track and looped back via the Wairoa Creek Track. The slower group enjoyed an exciting river crossing, then the beauty of the Cossey’s Gorge Track. Read More