Archive for October, 2017

Oct 25 2017

Careys Creek track, Black Gully Dam to Evansdale.

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Distance from car-park: 40 km Black Gully Dam. Accessed from Semple Road. Black Gully Dam/Seacliff Dam. Av Time 1 hr; Route. Manager: DOC. Click http://trtc.blogtown.co.nz/1980/12/14/seacliff-dam-historical-track/ for information on the Creek and pipeline. Extension of Route to Black Gully Dam/Seacliff Dam. to Honeycomb track  junction. return. 4 hours return. Managed by DOC. Best done in summer when Careys Creek […]

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Oct 25 2017

Ross Creek and environs

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No. 94 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Ross Creek – McGlashan College Year Round” 25, 25/10/2017. Hikers. Ross Creek, Craigieburn, Cycle tracks, McGouns, Ross Creek. M. Leaders: Dawn and Pam. 24. 24/4/2016. Hikers. Ross Creek, McGouns, Tanner Lookout, Craigieburn. M. Leaders: Dawn and Pam. 23. 20/1/2016. Hikers. Woodhaugh Gardens, Ross Creek reservoir, […]

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Oct 18 2017

Tomahawk Lagoon and nearby tracks/areas

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Ocean Grove, also known as Tomahawk, is a suburb in the southeast of the New Zealand city of Dunedin. … The suburb was known as Tomahawk until the 1930s, the name not being a reference to the weapon, but rather possibly an anglicised form of the Māori words tomo haka, meaning “dance by a gravesite”. […]

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Oct 18 2017

Grahams Bush, Organ Pipes, Buttars Peak, Mount Cargill.

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Click Grahams Bush history for background information. Click Mount Cargill history for background information. No. 19 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Sawyers Bay – Grahams Bush. M Deuchrass. Summer.” Sawyers Bay Road 28 km from car park. 18/10/2017. Trampers. Grahams Bush – TV Mast. M. Leader: Helen. Only eight trampers today. Lots away. […]

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Oct 18 2017

West Coast Bike Trip

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Oct, 2017. West Coast Bike Trip. Nine happy bikers, set off for the Coast. To do the famous Wilderness trail- not that we will boast. First to Kaniere, to drop off all our gear. At a cottage in the bush – and then we had a beer. A barbecue for dinner (after happy hour) Then […]

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Oct 11 2017

Nicols Creek, Swampy, Moon Track, Booth Road

Published by under Trampers,Year round

(David Nicol was an early settler and dairy farmer. He reputedly bought land here in the hope that the railway line woould be routed north through Leith Valley.) Click Pineapple Track for background information. Click Pineapple and Flagstaff walk for background information. Click Swampy ridge track for background information. Click here for an EXCELLENT MAP of Nicols Creek showing the location […]

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Oct 04 2017

Karitane beach to Huriawa Pa, Beach walk

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No. 12 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Karitane to Maori Pa and Beach Walk. C Tither. Year Round.” Pa accessed from Karitane wharf. 2 hr ret. Walking Track. – Manager: DOC. If you want a history of Huriawa Pa, Sir Truby King or early Methodist missionary James Watkin, it’s all just a […]

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