Category: Tracks & Trails

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%...

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Pipeline Road – Huia Regional Park

(Walking Track) Near the Huia Road and Exhibition Drive intersection, a pedestrian access road leads to the start of the Pipeline Track. Note: No access permitted along this road beyond this point. 2.0km. (Source)...

Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway

Situated at the base of the Coromandel Range, the Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway follows the old railway line between Paeroa and Waihi, giving access to impressive remains from the mining and railway eras. 7km....

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Karangahake Windows Walk

James and I had planned a weekend in Paeroa so that we could run a section of the Hauraki Rail Trail. While I was investigating the Hauraki Rail Tail (trying to decide which section/s...