Time: Approx 4 hrs
We will make our way along Exhibition Drive, then up the Beveridge track to the Arataki Centre with the view of getting to the Centre by 10.30am to sit in on a Kauri Science Series entitled “Kauri: the rise and descent of an extreme species” by Dr Bruce Burns.
Returning a similar way.
Nothing is scheduled. Any suggestions contact our Trip Coordinators Trish Hopkins or Lynne Flood.
Time: 4-5 hours
We will be walking around a 900 acre farm at the back of Kumeu. This is an easy walk with 2 steep inclines. There are views to the city and Muriwai. There are some magnificent stands of native bush with many mature Kauri. Bring your binoculars and togs for a mid-winter dip (optional).
Meet at Glen Eden at 8.30 and from there proceed to the car park next to the Kumeu Fire Station. If going straight to Kumeu meet there at 9.00.
Make sure your boots and poles are super clean.
Time: 4+ hrs
We will meet at Glen Eden 8.30am or the carpark at the northern end of Milford Beach at 9.00am. (please let the leader know if you are coming.)
We will walk from Milford beach to Takapuna Beach and then head back via Barry’s Point, Smiths Bush and Lake Pupuke.
No Meeting at Glen Eden – Meet at the Marina View School, 97 Marina View Drive, West Harbour
Time: 4 hrs leisurely scenic exercise
The route will be explained to you by the leader Jill D.
Bikers & Runners: 10am
We will ride through to Hobsonville Point via safe paths and streets, take in the market and Bomb Point circuit and a new pathway.
Both groups could then meet up at the market at Hobbie Point for an early lunch.
NZ Bird Rescue Charitable Trust accepts and cares for all New Zealand birds – both native and non native. They work
with over 4000 birds each year including orphaned chicks, and victims of cat attacks, road accidents, pollution (eg.
Botulism), human cruelty or bad weather.
Any donations of the following would be greatly appreciated: kitten food (chicken/beef), paper towels/tissues, bird seeds – all kinds, puppy food, dog biscuits, unscented washing machine powder and newspapers.
We would love to see you and as usual a cuppa & bickies afterwards.
Time: 4 hours
Puhinui is a large, but seldom visited reserve not far from the airport. After a circuit of the reserve we will take a gravel path
alongside Puhinui stream which after a bit of a street bash, we will join the Weymouth Walkway running alongside the Manukau harbour.