Trips, Tramps & More...

2021

 

 

Eastern Suburbs

Thursday

10 June 2021

A Trip through the Dead Centre of the Eastern Suburbs Walk up the Pourewa Valley from Upland Road to Glen Innes with views of the new cycleway and time to spot graves of prominent past-Aucklanders on the way. About 10 km of easy walking. Return by train through Auckland’s only rail tunnel. 

Leader: Jocelyn Whyte wandjwhyte@xtra.co.nz Phone 528 4824

Whatipu  & Omanawanui Track

Sun

13 June 2021

Come & visit wild Whatipu with its dunes & cave and walk the newly reopened 6 km Omanawanui Track with its stunning views over the Manukau harbour,  families welcome. Trip Leader wanted . Contact Mark Roberts mark2005roberts@yahoo.co.nz. 02108336285

Women’s Winter Solstice at Motutapu

Sat/Sun

19 - 20 June 2021

Fiona to provide info

Pt Chevalier/Westmere

Thursday

24 June 2021

Details to be advised

Leader Diane Syme janddsyme@gmail.com

Small People on Big Hills - Rangitoto

Sun

4 July 2021

Catch the 9:15am ferry from downtown to visit Auckland’s most recent volcano with its stunning summit views & interesting lava caves, families welcome. Leader Mark Roberts mark2005roberts@yahoo.co.nz.  02108336285

Le Roy’s Bush

Northcote/Birkenhead

Thursday

8 July 2021

Meet at Northcote Wharf at 10.50 am. (Birkenhead Ferry departs Downtown Ferry Bldg at 10.40 am - when you board the ferry, advise staff that you wish to get off at Northcote Wharf) https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/ferry-services/ 

Walk up steps to area under the Harbour Bridge: via Princes and Queen Streets walk to Little Shoal Bay / Le Roys Bush to Birkenhead Shopping area.  (Kaimataara o Wai Manawa lookout over the treetops.) 

Return via Hinemoa Street and Maritime Terrace. For those by ferry – option to return from Birkenhead wharf (café available) or Northcote wharf.

 longer option for a faster group is to go ahead after the Lookout and incorporate Chelsea Estate Heritage Park, Hinemoa Park and walk to Birkenhead Ferry Wharf, or via Maritime Terrace to Little Shoal Bay to return to cars or ferry at Northcote Point. ( with a local volunteer leader please)

Leader Beryl Borthwick Contact: 4449 667,  021 299 6343 or beborthwick@icloud.com

To be advised

Sat or Sun

10 – 11th July 2021

 

School Holidays at Whiritoa

Fri – Mon

16 – 19th July 2021

Grandparents or parents and children are welcome to join in winter beach play, bike rides, tennis and walks at Whiritoa Beach (near Whangamata via Waihi). Limited spaces to 12.

Leader: Lesley Hawke 021670981, or email hawke.lesley@gmail.com

Thursday July 22 To be advised

Small People on Big Hills – Hunua Falls and dam expolore

Sunday

1st August  2021

Explore this beautiful natural playground including bush clad ranges with streams, waterfalls and magnificent vistas. Meet Clara (7) and Lukas (4) at the end of Falls Road, Hunua at 10am. Walk the Hunua Falls Loop Walk then take the Cossey Gorge Track to see Cossey’s Dam and Reservoir, returning via the Cossey Access Road. Bring good walking shoes (may be slippery in winter), raincoats, warm clothes and lunch. Contact miranda@alpinesport.org.nz for more information 022 6488 733

Thursday August 12 To be advised

August 26  Parnell Historic Walk
Leader Mary Metcalf  marymetcalf@xtra.co.nz

 September 9  TBA
Details to  be advised
Leader Bruce Dwerryhouse  dwerryh@xtra.co.nz

September 23  Titirangi
A flat walk  on gravel along the Exhibition Drive  in Titirangi to Mackies Rest  then return back to where we started.  Parking is available on the corner of Scenic Drive and Woodlands road where the walk would begin.
Leader  Phyllis Brown Phyllisbrownp4@gmail.com

October 14  Whangaparaoa
Meeting place Army Bay carpark,the end of Whangaparaoa Road ,at 10.30am. (if coming by car)
Most people  will catch the 9.30 am Ferry from pier 4 in Quay street and return on the 1.30 pm Ferry from Gulf Harbour.A Ferry Bus will meet  both boats and will transport everyone to the Shakespear Regional Park. Gold Cards can be used on both the Ferry and the Bus.
We have the option of two walks ,one through Waterfall Gully and up to the lookout and the other a more gentle  option involving birdwatching and botanising through the replanted wetland and the beach.
Leaders Colleen and Warren Brewer candwbrewer@hotmail.com Phone 094247301 Cellphone 0204144057

October 28  TBD
Leaders  Jan Watson & Gillian Trottman janlwatson14@hotmail.com, trotmangillian@gmail.com

November 11  TBD
Leader Graham Russel  graham@ghr.co.nz

November 25  Picnic & EOY  Mt Eden Walkway
Leader  Sherilyn Coney  sconey@xtra.co.nz

RECURRING WEEKLY ACTIVITIES
Thursday Walks – Walks are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month (except January and December). For further information contact Clive Bolt  cbolt@xtra.co.nz. For details of other proposed multi day trips see the Club’s Bulletin Board under “Tramping and Trips” where members seek others to join them or help in planning in trips.