Category: Explore

Incline Track – Arataki Visitor Centre

Walking track – From Nihotupu Dam Road wide track crosses Nihotupu Stream then climbs steadily, then very steeply to meet grassy track bypassing Hauler Tunnel on Nihotupu Tramline. Large, squat kauri marks top of...

Rangemore Track, Arataki Visitor Centre

Walking Track, From the small parking area on Scenic Drive, the west end of Rangemore Track climbs easy grade to knoll with grove of kauri (15 minutes), then descends gradually to rejoin Scenic Drive approximately...

Christies Track, Huia Regional Park

Tramping Track – Christies Track drops steadily beside the gully from Summit Track near the western end of Upper Nihotupu Dam. There are some muddy patches along the track. The track crosses Huia Stream...

Pipeline Track – Huia Regional Park

Tramping Track – Pipeline Track is a wide track that branches off Pipeline Road to the junction of Slip Track (2 minutes). The track then narrows and continues over undulating ground, crossing a wooden...

Rangitoto Coastal Track

This coastal walk passes many remnants of human activity – boatsheds and baches near Rangitoto Wharf, old quarry sites, ruins of war time storage bases for mines, and Yankee Wharf built during World War...

2016 in review

It’s crazy to think that in 2016 I spent 164 hours and 23 minutes running! I mean yes, technically that’s less than 2% of the entire year but it must be at least 1.99%...