Archive for September, 2017

Sep 27 2017

Harwood – End of year picnic

37 km. 5. 27/9/2017. Hikers. Portobello to Harwood. E. Leaders: Chris and Dot. The track from Portobello to the aquarium being made difficult with slips and mud, the leaders decided on a new hike for the day.  20 keen members left the cars at the Portobello show-grounds and headed the short distance up the hill […]

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Sep 20 2017

Waipori Gorge to Meggat Burn, Berwick Forest

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5. 20/9/2017. Trampers. Berwick Forest – Meggat Burn, Shaw Road. M. Leader: Arthur. There were 14 keen Trampers out today for a walk in the forest – one member of the group used the word “intrepid” in describing us. It must be a few years since our Club has tramped this track? Anyway, the cars […]

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Sep 20 2017

Portsmouth Drive to Marina

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17 km from car park. 3, 20/9/2017. Hikers. Portsmouth Drive to Marina. E. Leaders: Judy and Dorothy. Twelve harbour strollers, went to Andy Bay. We parked beside the inlet – it was a windy day. Along the Portsmouth Drive we went, trudging in a row. We passed the harbour molars, and onward we did go. […]

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Sep 13 2017

Bethunes Gully, Mt Cargill, Buttars Peak, Organ Pipes,Old Main North Road, Brown House corner, Norwood Street, Bethunes Gully.

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Click Mount Cargill history for background information. No. 11 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Bethunes Gully to T.V. Mast Organ Pipes. Wiggins. Year Round.” No. 100 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Bethunes Gully – Brown House – Signal Hill – Chingford Park Year Round” Cars meet at Bethunes Gully. A […]

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Sep 13 2017

Street Walk – Willowbank-Opoho area.

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13/9/2017. Street Walk – Willowbank-Opoho. E. Leaders: Lester and Peter B. After some difficulty in finding car parks in Duke St, 18 Hikers began their walk with a look at the Wilson’s Distillery at Willowbank.We then made our way via George, Duke & Queen streets to our morning tea stop at Woodhaugh Gardens. With everyone refreshed,we […]

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Sep 06 2017

Leith Saddle, Swampy Spur, transmitter tower. Also Rustlers/Burns Tracks

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Click Swampy ridge track for background information. See also: Leith Saddle and Morrison Tracks Leith Saddle, Waitati Valley Road, Sawmill Track, Swampy Ridge, Burns Track Click boardwalk history for account about the original Leith Saddle Track  and the establishment of the boardwalk in 1993. For our Club’s part in the boardwalk venture see boardwalk for an ODT account of its […]

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