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This group will go on day hikes and overnight camping trips. Suitable for anyone who is keen on adventure, likes a bit of exercise and looking to meet new people.

The main organiser carries a personal locator beacon on all hikes and is a certified Trained First Aider, so you can feel comfortable coming out with us. Safety is always key. Please look at the difficulty rating for each hike as we will do easy hikes for beginners, medium hikes for those with a bit more experience and some more challenging hikes for those who want to test themselves :)

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Clevedon Scenic Reserve / Waitawa Regional Park

Clevedon Scenic Reserve

Medium-easy level of difficulty, won’t bother regular hikers. No stream crossings. There are a few steep sections: various terrain from farmland to walking paths to coastal. Walking Time: just over 4.5hrs approx including breaks for photography and lunch. Distance: approx. 14km with option to explore Pawhetau Pa Led by Helen K. (mob[masked]) Here’s the plan: 9am - Meet Clevedon Scenic Reserve carpark, 30 Thorps Quarry Rd, Clevedon, Auckland[masked]am - Start walk through Clevedon Scenic Reserve up to summit and loop back 10.30am – Drive to Waitawa Regional Park, meet Mataitai Bay carpark (main carpark next to the beach at the end of regional park road) 11am – Start hiking Puweto loop track 2.30pm – Approx finishing time Option after to stop at Clevedon Tavern for drinks / snacks. Bring - Normal hiking gear - the tracks are fairly well-maintained so you can wear running shoes with good grip instead of hiking boots. A hat, raincoat and warm top are useful as this is Auckland and the weather can change fast. NO JEANS! Food - Bring your own lunch, snacks, and enough water (2l min) etc Suggest carpooling. Please comment when you rsvp whether you need a lift / can offer lifts, which part of Auckland and your mobile number. It’s up to you to arrange this among yourselves. Please bring $15 cash to give your driver for petrol. If you can no longer attend please update your RSVP immediately to allow others to join. If you pull out at the last minute (after 5pm night before) or don't turn up you will be listed as a No Show. 3 No Shows will mean you cannot join an event for 6 months. This rule is in place to be fair to others. Be sure to read all the details before you RSVP. No guests, please get them to join our group. If this is your first hike with the group a gold coin contribution towards website running costs is appreciated. I look forward to sharing this hike with you. Helen

Mid-winter social Sunday lunch

43-51 Downing St

Hi everyone, let's get together for a lazy Sunday lunch at the Postman's Leg in Glenfield on the North Shore. Jeans and inappropriate walking shoes welcome for a change :) A chance to chill out and enjoy some good food plus share stories of our various adventures and maybe start planning some more for the future. Feel free to bring a friend or your partner particularly if you think they could be interested in joining the group hiking sometime. The pub has asked that for such a large group we order in advance therefore I will be in touch a few days prior to request your food order. Please make sure you check your messages and reply straight away. If you do not reply to the message with your food order within 24 hours you will be moved to the 'not going' list and someone from the waitlist will be able take your place. You can either catch a bus from the CBD or carpool. If carpooling please comment whether you need a lift or can offer a lift, say where from and your mobile number so people can get in touch. Suggest giving your driver $10 cash towards petrol. Numbers limited to 35 so if you can no longer attend please make sure you change your RSVP immediately to allow others to join. If you pull out the day before or don't turn up this will be treated as a 'no show'. 3 no shows mean that you cannot attend an event for 6 months. This rule is in place to be fair to other group members. I look forward to catching up with you all :) Helen

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Mt Manaia & Mt Aubrey, Whangarei Heads

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