Archive for July, 2019

Jul 31 2019

Schoolhouse, Tunnels, McRaes circuit.

Published by under Both Hikers & Trampers

Whare Flat School and Surrounds History 9. 31/7/2019. Trampers. Schoolhouse, Tunnels, Racemans. Tunnel and Racemans tracks 31/7/19 The threatening weather report did not deter 16 keen trampers’ from turning up ready for a walk. The trip to Mt Watkins was postponed because of some of the track’s lack of shelter to the elements. It was decided to walk […]

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Jul 31 2019

Woodhaugh Gardens and Leith

Published by under Hikers,Year round

19 km from car park. 9. 31/7/2019. Hikers. Treasures around the Leith. Jenni and Judy D. Despite a rather iffy forecast, 18 hikers met to explore “Treasures around the Leith”. We met our Brighton contingent at the Malvern Street Bridge and proceeded to an early morning tea at the Woodhaugh Gardens. So off we set […]

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Jul 24 2019

Taieri Plains Tramps

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8. 24/7/2019. All. Doug’s 90th. Alan Scurrs, Riverside Road. Leader: Alan. 24 th July proved to be a special day. The Weather frosty cold to start  ,then clear calm and pristine. An enthusiastic group of tramping club members 54 out walking in total.Some even cycled down from the Bush Road carpark to Alan and Kerry’s […]

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Jul 17 2019

Sinclair Wetlands.

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Hori Sinclair and his wetlands’origin(1st paragraph only, of treatise linking its surrounds prehistorically with Kai Point Coal Mine) Official Sinclair Wetlands website. From car park, via Clarendon: abt 35 km. 3. 17/7/2019. Hikers. Sinclair Wetlands. E. Leaders: Lesley and Ian. On a sunny winters day, with no wind, 36 hikers visited Sinclair Wetlands. The leaders […]

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Jul 17 2019

McNally Walkway

No. 83 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “McNally Track, Milton. Year Round” 44 km from car-park. Access: Milton M 91km ret. Opposite Presbyterian Church, turn left at Ossian Street and follow on down Moore and Tokoiti Streets to Cemetery near which is the entrance to the McNally Walkway. Park cars by the […]

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Jul 10 2019

Portobello, Hatchery Road, Quarantine Point.

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32 km from car park 9. 10/7/2019. Hikers. Portobello, Quarantine Point. Leaders: Bob and Kevin. 8. 24/9/2014. Hikers. Portobello, Hatchery Road. E. Leaders: Chris and Dot. 7. 29/8/2012 Hikers. Portobello, Aquarium. Leaders: Jim and Betty 6. 13/7/2011 Hikers. Portobello, Aquarium. Leaders: Arthur and Barbara. 5. 8/7/2009 Hikers. Portobello Aquarium. Leaders: Chris, Molly. 4. 25/11/2008 Hikers. Portobello Marine […]

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Jul 10 2019

Maori Peak, Split Rock

Published by under Trampers

Background Notes on Maori Peak No. 15 on old hardcopy list of 113 club tramps. “Seacliff. Enchanted Forest & Maori Hill. Farm.” 46 km from car park. 15. 10/7/2019. Trampers. Maori Peak and Split Rock. Neil and Margreet Fifteen keen trampers set out from Seacliff on a cool but calm mid-winter’s day. After a short […]

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Jul 03 2019

Midwinter Street Walk. Street art.

Published by under Midwinter Dinners,Uncategorized

3. 3/7/2019. All. Midwinter Street Art walk and lunch. Leaders: Clive and Heather. 2. 6/7/2016. All. Street Art Walk. Mid-Winter Lunch. E. Leaders: Bev, Judy and Alex. 31 members gathered at the Wharf Hotel car park and set out for a fascinating walk around Dunedin streets, viewing some of the amazing street art adorning our […]

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