Trips, Tramps & More...
September 2019 and Beyond
Thursday Walk – Whangaparoa Peninsula 12th September 2019
Catch the 9.30 ferry from Pier 4 in Quay Street, returning on the 1.30pm ferry from Gulf Harbour. Hop On cards for ferry and bus are required. Drivers meet at the Army Bay carpark at 10.15am.
Leaders Colleen and Warren Brewer, Phone 09 424 7301 or 0272386332
Bike Ride – Auckland Zoo to Henderson return Sat 14th or Sun 15th September 2019
Meet at the carpark opposite the Zoo Using the North-Western cycleway and the Twin Streams shared path. Coffee stop and green spaces. Can also meet families just for the Twin Streams ride and playground.
Leader: Lesley Hawke phone 021670981 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Puhinui Reserve Loop Sunday Stroll 22 September 2019
Meet at 1.30pm in the car park at the end of Price Road which is off Puhinui Road near the airport. Puhinui Reserve introduces you to 199 hectares (492 acres) of farmland and coastal edge alongside the Manukau Harbour. It is part of the Matakurua Volcanic Field and is alongside McLaughlin Mountain which is the southernmost volcano in Auckland. DOC has fenced off the coastal edge to protect some rare and threatened fringe and wader birds. The tracks are flat and well formed.
Organiser: Scott White Ph. 0274-979-017 or email@example.com
Thursday Walk – Greenhithe 26th September 2019
Meet 10am at beginnig of Roland Road.
Leader: Joe Scott-Woods Phone 575 5383 or 0223852100, firstname.lastname@example.org
Small People on Big Hills – Mt Eden Sunday 29th September 2019
Meet at 10.30am at the Mt Eden carpark, opposite 233 Mt Eden Rd. Join Lukas (2) and Clara (6) to climb up to the top of Mt Eden and down again to the playground, exploring along the way. Bring a picnic lunch.
Leader: Miranda Hutton 022 6488 733 email@example.com
October Club Night 7.30pm Tuesday 1st October 2019
Barefoot Medicine and TB Eradication- David Addis
In 1971 to 1972 club member David Addis volunteered to live and work in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal, south of Everest and Makalu, on a TB eradication campaign. For much of the time he lived and worked in a small isolated mountain village, three days hike from the nearest road, electricity, and telephone.
David’s story Barefoot Medicine and TB Eradication in the Himalayas, is sure to be a fascinating one, and certainly not one to be missed.The trials and tribulations of working in a different climate, culture and environment must surely have tested a budding medical
practitioner - come and hear David’s story, you will be glad you did.
Book signing: Show me a Huia by Chris Barfoot
Proceeds of book sales at this meeting will go to ASC.
Thursday Walk–Glen Innes 3rd October 2019
Cycling - Raglan weekend (from Pukekohe) 12th – 13th October 2019
Train to Pukekohe on Friday evening; cycle to Port Waikato (camp); cycle to Raglan (Saturday) and stay in backpackers; return via Waikato River road for a pick up at Tuakau or Pukekohe.
Contact: Brian Duffy Mob. 021 859829 firstname.lastname@example.org
Pigeon Mountain & Wakaaranga Creek to Half Moon Bay Sunday Stroll 20 October 2019Meet at 1.30pm in the car park 100 metres west of the Pigeon Mountain Road/Himalaya Drive intersection. It is across the road from the entrance to the Pigeon Mountain Wetlands and at the base of Pigeon Mountain itself. The stroll covers the wetlands and mangroves through the Wakaaranga Creek Reserve and follows another reserve and a few side streets until we join up with the river side .