Monthly Archives: May 2014

Opanuku Pipeline Track to Swanson Pipeline Track to Peripatus Track to East Tunnel Mouth Track to Filter Track Waitakere Ranges

Trails: Christian Road end-road car park – Opanuku Pipeline Track then retrace – Swanson Pipeline Track then retrace – Peripatus Track – East Tunnel Mouth Track – Filter Track then retrace – car park. Car Park: Yes. Set “-36.891868,174.558543” in your GPS. It’s about 30 minutes drive from Auckland city […]

Puriri Grove Track to Waharau Ridge Track to Mangatangi Ridge Track to Kohukohunui Track Loop in Hunua Ranges

Trails: Waharau Regional Park car park (end of driveway) – Puriri Grove Track – Waharau Ridge Track – Mangatangi Ridge Track – Kohukohunui Trig Track – Kohukohunui Summit –  Kohukohunui Track – Adams Lookout  – Kohukohunui Track – Waharau Ridge Track  – down to car park. Related Track: For more track […]

Hapuakohe Walkway South Section Hapuakohe Range Waikato

Trails: Hapuakohe Walkway south section from Ohinewai Road end to Mangapiko Valley Road end. Note: Non-maintaining track. Experienced tramper only. Need car transfer, drop and pick up. Easy get lost as vegetation overgrown. Car Park: No car park on both ends of Ohinewai Road and Mangapiko Valley Road. It’s about […]

Hapuakohe Walkway North Section Hapuakohe Range Waikato

Trails: Hapuakohe Walkway north section from North Road end to Ohinewai Road end. Note: Overgrown non-maintaining track. Experienced trampers with good navigation skill only! Need car transfer, drop and pick up.  From Lost Point (I named it, LOL…) until Ohinewai Road, track becomes very tough and dark especially in cloudy […]

Te Araroa Trail Dome Forest Walkway to Govan Wilson Road Track Auckland

Te Araroa Trail from Dome Tearooms to Govan Wilson Rd: Dome Tearooms carpark – Dome Forest Walkway – The Dome Summit – Waiwhiu Kauri Grove – off bush private 4WD pine forest road – Waiwhiu Valley Rd –  Cross Waiwhiu Stream into bush walk along the stream- off stream uphill to Totara […]