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Shakespear Regional Park, Whangaparaoa - tramp & planting

  • 14 Jul 2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • The Strand, Takapuna or Silverdale Park & Ride

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Shakespear Regional Park is an open sanctuary located at the tip of the Whangaparaoa Peninsula, north of Auckland.

As well as the sweeping views, this predator-free sanctuary is home to a number of native birds and reptiles. Shakespear Regional Park is an open sanctuary located at the tip of the Whangaparaoa Peninsula, north of Auckland. As well as the sweeping views, this predator-free sanctuary is home to a number of native birds and reptiles.

Doing things a bit differently to usual, we'll walk a track on the western side of the park that the club hasn't done before and then head to join in the tree planting at 10am - 1pm.  
Last time we did tree planting here, we had a massive club turnout, joining in a huge group of the public, of which everyone managed to plant 4k of trees in less than 3 hours!!!   
We're usually planting in a gully, so less exposed to the elements.

Help to give back in a park we love tramping in and around.  The planting is easy, fun and very social. 
(Don't forget a raincoat, in case we do have a bit of rain).  
They provide sausages and refreshments when we're finished!  

Please ensure that your footwear and gear is completely clean.  They'll probably have a boot station for us again too. 

https://ourauckland.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/articles/events/2019/07/shakespear-regional-park-planting-day/

This tramp includes a mixture of coastal, farm and bushwalking within and around this park after planting.

If you need a pickup from Silverdale, please RSVP/register via the website, or let the organiser know directly.   NB. Registration is not required if leaving from Takapuna, or meeting the bus in the park.

PLEASE NOTE, EARLY DEPARTURE TIME & TRAMP MOVED FROM DATE IN AUGUST.  

Depart:

  • 8.00am - The Strand, Takapuna
  • 8:20am - Silverdale Park & Ride bus stop
  • 8:45am (approx) - Meet the bus in the first carpark at Army Bay, Shakespear Regional Park

Cost:   

  • $5 members, non-members & juniors - special price

Organiser:    Imogen   -   0272898440 (no texts please newbies)

Map:    Covering the short, medium & distance parties.  Parties have the option of an extended hike by diverting onto the Heritage Track - Online / Printable / GPS

Alternative Map from GPS download: Online / Printable / GPS

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