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Trail Running – Upper Mangatawhiri Dam to Pukapuka Track Loop in Hunua

Trails: Upper Mangatawhiri Campground car park – A.R.A Drive – Pukapuka Track – Lilburne Road – Upper Mangatawhiri Dam – car park. Car Park: Yes. Moumoukai Road – A R A Drive – Waterline Road – Upper Mangatawhiri Campground car park. It’s about 60km and 60 minutes drive from Auckland […]


Trail Running – Puhinui Reserve and Te Araroa Trail 15km

Trail: Puhinui Reserve tracks plus Te Araroa Trail section. Car Park: End of Price Road, Wiri. Public Toilet: Yes Note: Gore-Tex shoes is recommended if run in winter. For better map display, click the buttons (Full Screen, Hide/Show Photos and Back to Center) in the top right corner of the map […]


Off Road Cycling – Watercare Coastal Walkway of Ambury Regional Park 31km

Off Road Cycling Trail: Ambury Regional Park – Watercare Coastal Walkway plus. Car Park: Yes, in Park. Public Toilet: Yes Note: Best place to watch birds in Auckland. For better map display, click the buttons (Full Screen, Hide/Show Photos and Back to Center) in the top right corner of the map to study […]


Trail running – Puhoi Domain to Moir Hill of Te Araroa Trail

Part of Te Araroa Trail: Puhoi Domain – Puhoi Track – Remiger Rd – Dunn’s Bush Track – J Tolhopf Rd – Moirs Hill Summit Track (Barker Road) – Moirs Hill Summit – return back the same trail to Puhoi Domain. Car Park: Puhoi Domain Toilet: Yes Weather: Check weather before you […]


Speight’s West Coaster Adventure Trail Marathon 2017 3

Trails:  Event base (private farmland) – Happy Valley loop (private farmland) – Lake Wainamu sand dune – Lake Wainamu Track – Te Henga Walkway – Goldie Bush Walkway to Mokoroa Stream Track loop – Te Henga Walkway – Lake Wainamu sand dune – Event base finish Car Park: Yes at Private land. It’s […]


Trail running – The Cascades to Piha Loop in Waitakere Auckland 1

Trails: Falls Rd car park – Upper Kauri Track – Smyth Ridge Track – Kuataika Track – Anawhata Road – White Track – Marawhara Walk – North Piha Road – Garden Road to beach connect path – Nikau Grove Track – Maungaroa Ridge Track – Quarry Track – Cutty Grass […]


Waikōwhai Walkway – Manukau Coastal Edge Walks in Auckland 1

Trails: The Waikōwhai Walkway ie Manukau Coastal Edge Walks. Taylors Bay Playground car park – Grannys Bay – Hillsborough Reserve – Wesley Bay – Captains Bush – Waikōwhai Park – Cape Horn – Wattle Bay Reserve – Manukau Domain – Lynfield Cove Reserve walks – Lynfield Cove Beach – return back. Car Park: Yes. Public […]


Orewa Millennium Walkway

Trails:  Orewa Arundel Reserve car park – Alice Eaves Scenic Reserve – Orewa Millennium Walkway – coastal trail walk to Red Beach (must low tide) – Orewa Millennium Walkway. Car Park: Yes. Orewa Arundel Reserve car park. Public Toilet: Yes. Weather: Check weather before you go! Total flat distance: 14.1 km, Climbing distance: 1.7 km, Descent distance: […]