Calendar of Trips & Activities

Thursday Walk - Westmere

Thursday 23 May 2019
Thursday Walk

Meet at the end of Jervois Road.

Leader: Leaders: Joce Glucina Ph 520 1915 & Rosemary Mitchell, Ph. 585 1580, 027 4814030

Proposed - Queen’s Birthday weekend. Whirinaki Forest Park

Saturday 1 - Monday 3 June 2019

Central Whirinaki Hut/Mangamate Hut.   Loop track through magnificent Podocarp forest staying at these two huts.  

Contact: Expressions of interest to Bruce Rogers. Ph. 09 473 5189

Blockhouse Bay to Green Bay and Craigavon Park

Sunday 2 June 2019
Sunday Stroll

Meet at 1.30pm in the car park 100 metres up from the beach in Endeavour Street.  Part of Blockhouse Bay Beach Reserve and the Manukau coastal walk route. The path of which rises up behind the playground to Taunton Terrace and along a track marked Te Ara O Tiriwa Tiriwa - This is a little known route from Blockhouse Bay beach up to and then down and along the cliff face towards and then down to Green Bay.   Great sea views. Very steep with many steps.  From there we go through to Craigavon Park and return via Motu Moana

Leader: Leader: Scott White Ph. 0274-979-017 or

June Club Night - AGM

Tuesday 4 June 2019
Club Night

Annual General Meeting

(Refer to separate notice in May Alpinesport)

 The success of any club is only as good as the contributions made by each individual member. Come along and show your support to the committee for all the work put into running the club during the past year: organising trips, maintaining the Ruapehu lodges, maintaining the Waitakere Hut, working with Auckland Council on Kauri die-back, running Summer Camp, administering the hut booking system and last but not least, carrying out the host of administrative duties relating to a club of our size.

 As part of the general business of the meeting the committee will be looking for guidance from members as to the future direction of the club. As always your input is most important..


Thursday Walk - Waterfront

Thursday 6 June 2019
Thursday Walk

Meet at 10.30am on the green in St Helier’s for coffee and walk

Leader: Leader: Sue Minchin Ph. 575 9487 022 0684547

Baiting Day

Sunday 9 June 2019

More details to follow.

Contact: Contact: Mike Frith Ph 09 449 2678

Thursday Walk – Mt Albert to Point Chev

Thursday 13 June 2019
Thursday Walk

Meet 10 am at the Pt Chev Library to catch the 66 bus to Mt Albert to walk via the mountain, back to Pt Chev.  Bring Gold AT Hop Card

Leader: Leaders: Eleanor and Dick Lane. Ph. 846 3902 021 2633170

Whiritoa, Coromandel

Friday 14 - Monday 17 June 2019

Arrive Friday afternoon to stay in a members bach.  Walks on Saturday and Sunday, cliff tops, beaches, bush nearby to suit party.  Drive home Sunday afternoon or Monday morning.  Max. of 12 people, multi-bedded rooms, families welcome

Leader: Leader: Lesley Hawke Contact:

Stonefields Heritage Trail

Sunday 16 June 2019
Sunday Stroll

Meet 1.30pm outside 74 Magma Crescent, Stonefields.   This walk winds along the south western cliff edge of what was previously the old Mt Wellington Quarry.   When we have completed the cliff edge walk we will cross the valley for a close up look at and a walk through the wetlands, then back to where we started

Leader: Leader: Scott White Ph. 0274-979-017 or

Tanekaha Tracks – Mangawhai and Brynderwyns

Sunday 23 June 2019

Starting from King Road carpark we will walk across private land into the DOC reserve. The tracks are steep and maintained by a local group. See large Puriri and Pohutukawa trees, waterfalls and views at the top. About 5-6 hours tramping for full circuit. Advise if able to offer a ride to carpool from Auckland.

Leader: Leader Lesley Hawke 021670981 or email

Thursday Walk – Coast to Coast

Thursday 27 June 2019
Thursday Walk

Meet at Britomart at 10.30.   Bus back when you feel like it

Leader: Leaders: Paul and Jenny Lyon. Ph. 521 8374 027 4218100

Kiwi Esplanade, Mangere Bridge

Sunday 30 June 2019
Sunday Stroll

Meet 1.30pm in the car park at the corner of Coronation Road and the Kiwi Esplanade, Mangere Bridge.   Walk along Manukau Harbour foreshore to Ambury Farm Park and return.     Comfortable, flat walk.  Ideal for kids and their bikes.    This walk offers fascinating history, scenery and wildlife that few suburban walks can match.

Leader: Leader: Scott White Ph. 0274-979-017 or

Pigeon Mountain & Wakaaranga Creek to Half Moon Bay

Sunday 14 July 2019
Sunday Stroll

Meet 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 beyond.   Home to a selection of wild life.  Great views of Tamaki River

Leader: Leader: Scott White Ph. 0274-979-017 or