Club night: Te Whau Pathway

Our August speaker is Gill Thurlow from Community Parks, talking about  the Te Whau Pathway project, a 12km walking/cycling path, as well as 3km of connector paths, linking the Waitemata and Manukau harbours from Te Atatu Penisula to Green Bay. It is homage to the portage of yesteryear when waka were carried from one harbour

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Club night: Crown Lyn

The guest speaker at this month's club night is Rosemary Deane, curator of Te Toi Uku, the Crown Lynn Museum, which documents the Crown Lynn potteries, those who worked there and the many designs and types of pottery over the years. We all grew up with Crown Lyn crockery on the table, so come along

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Totara Park

Meet 8.30am in Glen Eden or 9.15am at Begonia Place, Wiri We will walk along Puhinui creek to the Botanic Gardens, (a new route not taken before) through bush to Totara Park, then up the hill to a lookout, around part of Totara park and back to the begonia-free Begonia Place. There is always an

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Karamatura

We will walk up Karamatura loop track and then on to Mt Donald McLean to the lookout for lunch. On the way back we will check out the waterfall. Very scenic walk on this upgraded track. Let leader know if you are going straight to the Karamatura car park. Grade: Moderate. Time: 4 - 5

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Mahurangi/Te Muri Regional Parks

NOTE: This tramp is on a SATURDAY Meet Glen Eden at 8.30am to carpool or meet at Mahurangi West at 9.30am. If going direct please contact Ralph to let him know. We will start from Sullivan’s Bay Mahurangi West and take in a some of the attractions of Mahurangi West Regional Park until the tide

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Duders Regional Park

Either meet at Glen Eden (8.30am)or meet at 9.30am at Duders Regional Park. If going direct please let the leader know before the day. This is a wonderful walk with beaches, rocky shoreline, open grassland and amazing views of the gulf and islands. Grade: Easy Time: 4 hours

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Bike ride West Auckland

NOTE: No Glen Eden meeting. We will ride the North Western bike trails Henderson, Te Atatu, NW causeway to Pt Chevalier and return. Along the way we will stop to look for some of the birds that visit our beautiful estuary, Dotterel, Godwit, Kingfisher, Shag, Swamp Harrier, Oyster Catcher, Heron, Pied Stilt, Plover, Fern Bird,

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Shakespear Regional Park

No Glen Eden meeting. Meet at Army Bay car park at 10.30 am. We will take an easy walk around the park, stopping for lunch at the big main bay, Shakespear Bay on south side and then go up the hill to the high point to take in the views . Make own arrangements for

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10 Pin Bowling

Come and join us for a bowl and a bowl !!! Full cost: $53, but the club is subsidising the event by $13 pp so you pay only $40 pp. This includes two games of 10 pin, one drink from the bar and (but wait there's more), at 7pm we move next door to the

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Motuihe Island – Tree planting

This is part a volunteer planting day and for me, a trip down memory lane as my parents were stationed there in the late 40's (okay, a little before my time) and the house that they may have lived in is still there. From the Motuihe Wharf it is approximately a 10 minute walk to

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