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Western Side, Coromandel Peninsula

  • 8 May 2022
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 5 The Strand, Takapuna

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2 tramps on western side of Coromandel Peninsula

Waiomu Kauri Grove (morning) - from Waiomu, this return track follows a stream through native bush before climbing to one of finest remaining kauri stands. There is a sidetrip option to visit the old Monowai Goldmine battery site. To prevent kauri dieback, ensure that all footwear is clean.

Rocky's Walk to Tinker's Gully (afternoon) - from Tararu, the track climbs steeply before flattening out along a ridge with views of the Firth of Thames. From the high point it decends steeply into Tinker's Gully where it passes a few old mines as it follows a small stream back to the road. A faster group may wish to carry on to Thames.

  When:       8 May 2022
  Time         8:00 AM
  Location: 8.00am  1-7 The Strand, Takapuna (outside Seven Hills Cafe)
                     8.15 Marewa Road, Greenlane. On road, by where it says     NZ Tertiary College - opposite the McDonalds exit.

Organiser: Anthony Hayes 021 0234 3976 (please all newbies must phone to register, no texts )

Driver:      TBC

Maps

Waiomu Kauri Grove: Online / Printable / GPS

Rocky's Walk: Online/ Printable / GPS

Cost:          $25 members, $30 non-members, $5 juniors

** For pickups from Greenlane pickup point please register via the site or contact the organiser

***  Please ensure your gear is fully scrubbed and cleaned ready for the day and bring a change of footwear and bag for afterwards on the bus trip back, to help protect and prevent Kauri Dieback.

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