Up-and-Coming Trips
for February 2020

The trips page shows the upcoming single day and multi day tramps. Please note, if you intend in going on any of the tramps listed, please contact the leader in case there have been any changes to place and/or time.
(Note: Car fares are currently set at 15 cents/km)


All trips start from Ray Small Car park, next to the Papakura RSA, Elliot Street, Papakura unless otherwise stated. If in doubt, contact the leader.

*Northbound trips, the leader may meet you 20 minutes later at Recreation Ground Car park, Great South Road, School Corner, Papatoetoe. In this case, people with cars please call at the Papakura RSA to collect anyone who may need a ride.
NOTE: Trip transport is by car-pooling, at a set fare per individual trip.


(Please note: non-members MUST contact the leader prior to going on a tramp as not all tramps will be suitable for non-members to participate in)

 

     

16 February 2020

Pukekohe 5-Peak Walk/Cycle Trail

Grade:

Light

Leader:

Meryl Finlayson, Ph: 09-235-1146 or Mob: 0274-239-724

Co-Leader:

Kath Stamp, Ph: 09-534-4116 or Mob: 021-294-3011

Departs:

8.30 am Ray Small Car Park (by RSA))

Fare:

$8

Description:

Group to meet leader at Pukekohe Railway Station on Station Road Pukekohe.

We will do approximately three quarters of the newly opened trail (as the whole trail is nearly 22k's), starting from the train Station at 9 am.

There is a variety of pavement, bush and park walking, with some nice views from the summits.

Eliza Mine Track

Grade:

Medium

Leader:

Alan Stone, Ph: 0220-947-316

Departs:

7 am, Ray Small Car Park (by RSA)

Fare:

$45 (150 km each way)

Description:

From Thompson’s Track carpark the walking track descends down an old bulldozed path to meet the Old Eliza Mine Pack Track just after the Waitekohe Stream then climbs to join an old pack track. This track was established when the mine was working to pack in supplies and equipment.  Follow the steep ridge to the Eliza mine area. Explore the Mine and surrounds and then return. Approx. 5 hours

 

Tuesday Tramp, 18 February 2020

Glen Innes Railway Station to St Heliers Beach

Getting there:

Catch 8.24am Train from Papakura to arrive Otahuhu 8.49am. 

Catch Eastern line train from Otahuhu at 9.06am

Arrive Glen Innes 9.17am

Route:

GI Railway Station Point England Glen Innes Spit Roberta Reserve Churchill Park Glover Park Achilles Point St Heliers

Distance/Time:

11 km – 4 hours

Return transport:

Buses: Every 15 minutes from St Heliers and takes 16 minutes to Glen Innes Railway Station.

Trains: Every 20 minutes from Glen Innes Station to south.  1.18pm, 1.38pm, 1.58pm, 2.18pm, etc.

23 February 2020

Paremoremo Walkway

Grade:

Light

Leader:

Dimitrios Papadakis, Ph: 09 6308726 or Mob: 021 1299007

Departs:

8 am Ray Small Car Park (by RSA) and 8.30 am at Papatoetoe (leader at Papatoetoe).

Fare:

$15

Description:

Paremoremo Scenic Reserve is the largest reserve in the North Shore District.  The loop circuit is picturesque, with a mixture of bush and mini creeks which feed into the Paremoremo creek.  There is usually an abundance of bird life to be seen and heard.  We will finish for lunch at Sanders Park and take a walk down to see the tree carvings which are quite spectacular.

 

01 March 2020

Windows Walkway

Grade:

Light

Leader:

Lynette Snook, Ph: 09-268-6350

Departs:

8 am Ray Small Car Park (by RSA)

Fare:

$30

Description:

Northern Kaimais.  Always an interesting walk following the route of the old Paeroa to Waihi railway line along the Ohinemuri River.  This area is rich in gold mining history and the remains of old mine buildings and machinery can be seen from a number of locations along the walkway.  Features of the walk include a tunnel, old battery sites, bridges, railway formations, a lovely gorge and waterfalls.  Don't forget your torch.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

   



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