Sunday 3 December         Walk                        Botany to Cascades

A medium walk on level paths through reserves and suburban streets, approx. 2.5 hrs

Organiser         Val  579 8250 or txt 021 0599 034

Thursday 7 December                   Tramp                               Hunua

Medium tramp along the lower section of Ernie’s Track – approx.  5 hours.  Mostly flat but could be quite muddy in places.  Also one river crossing depending on time.

Organiser         Alan   027 243 4292


Sunday 10 December                  Walk             Howick/Mellons Bay

Easy /Medium mainly street walking. Short bush section with some steep steps.  Lovely views.   2 hours plus lunch

Organisers        Vanessa 02102994016  and  Joan  0212583036

Wednesday 13 December                Walk                       Albany

Easy flat walk on varied surfaces – gravel, bush track, concrete and grass.  Approx. 2 hours plus lunch en route.

NB       Longer day due to extra travel time with possible visit to Mitre10 café for after walk coffee.

Please ring organiser if wet day – possible alternate walk from Britomart will be done.

Organiser         Kathy   027 556 6241

Sunday 17 December                 Walk                       Onehunga to                                                                                        Granny’s Bay

With lunch this is a 2 hour plus walk – hilly and some stairs.  Footpath walk, some history and stories on the walk

Organiser         Colin    636 7555

Sunday 24 December               Xmas BBQ                Cornwall Park

Bring your own meat to cook and either a salad or dessert to share.  Bring your chair or rug.

Look for Alan and Kathy who will be reserving a table.

Departure time             Nightfall

BBQs are off Campbell Road entrance to the park

Organisers        Alan and Kathy                         027 243 4292


Thursday 4 January                  Tramp                            Tawharanui

Moderate tramp starting at the lagoon carpark on the right about 100m inside the predator-proof fence.  Up the Mangatawhiri Track to the West End Track and down along the beach to Anchor Bay for lunch and swim before tackling the North Coast Track to the Ecology Trail and back along some of the South Coast Track.   About 4 hours plus lunch and swim.

Organiser         Claire  09 358 4973  or  021 0235 9320

Wednesday 10 January                     Walk                       Weymouth

Easy 2 hour walk on formed paths and beach foreshore.

Organiser         Kathy   027 556 6241

Monday 15 January                        Dog Walk                Pt Chevalier

Come and walk around Pt Chev.   Easy walk for about an hour, with or without a dog, followed by coffee at local café.

Organiser         Jan   09 634 4624

Thursday 18 January                    Tramp                   South Kaipara

Easy tramping on the Kaipara South Heads.  This is a three part day visiting Lakes Rototoa/Ototoa, Te Rau Regional Park and Omokorito Bay Reserve.

Organiser         Alan   027 243 4292

Sunday 21 January                Walk              St Heliers/Kohimarama

Along the beach and up to  McDill's Farm, and then through Dingle Dell - fabulous regenerating bush and birdlife.

Bring togs if conditions are favourable for swimming.

Organiser         Joan  021 067 1868

Monday 22 January                      Dog Walk                 Beachhaven

This is an easy flat track amongst trees, then down to the beach for a paddle, with or without a dog.  Teddy is our “mascot” presently, but there could be another dog joining us.  Yet to be confirmed.

BYO lunch and I will provide a cuppa and cake at my house at the end of the walk.

Organiser         Maureen   021 213 8357