Archive for June, 2019

Jun 26 2019

Skyline from Bull Ring

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Location: 15 km from car park. Flagstaff name 5. 26/6/2019. Trampers. Bullring to Swampy Summit. Jill R. A perfect calm winter morning and 13 trampers greatly enjoyed walking the well maintained tracks from the Bullring to Swampy Summit.  Views over the city and hinterland are unparalleled in this area. Neil M led us on a […]

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Jun 26 2019

Lower Silverstream tramps

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21. 26/6/2019. Hikers. Silverstream floodbank from Carlyle Rd to Confluence. 13+ km. Leaders: Shona and June. On a clear but cool morning, we car pooled to Wal’s rear park before walking along Bush and Carlyle Rds to access the Silverstream floodbank. Morning tea was had in the sun at Riccarton Rd bridge. We continued to the confluence […]

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Jun 20 2019

Deep Stream-Hindon Pipe Line from Highway 87

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Distance from car park: 38 km. Permissions from Mt Gowrie Station, Strathview Station, Calder Station. 13. 20/6/2019.Trampers. Deep Stream Pipeline from SH 87. M. Neil M. and Carol. A fine but cool day dawned for the 10 trampers to depart for the big bend to start the Deep Stream walk to the East. Now just […]

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Jun 20 2019

Gardens – Pinehill return

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2. 20/6/2019. Hikers. North East Valley, Pinehill. Jan and Jenny On a cold and frosty morning, 27 hikers set off for Malvern Street where we parked up and commenced our hike to Pinehill.  We walked through Woodhaugh park where we located some seating and had our morning tea before setting off along Banks Street and turning […]

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Jun 12 2019

West Harbour Recreation Trail

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20 km from car park 7. 12/6/2019. West Harbour Walkway. E. Jay and Raewyn. On a very nice winter’s day 30 enthusiastic hikers made their way to the Carpark opposite the Ravensbourne Hotel to start the walk along the West Harbour walk and cycle way.   We stopped 15 minutes along the track for morning tea and those that felt a […]

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Jun 12 2019

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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Jun 05 2019

Aramoana

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Aramoana: Pathway of the Sea. The Spit, known as Shelley Beach. The Mole: The mole has deprived the Spit of its natural supply of sand. In 1992 a short board walkway was constructed at this point to try and stop further erosion. Managed by Port of Otago. Spit Beach. Known as Big Beach. Rock to […]

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