Date: 4 - 7 June 2021.
Trip type: Easy Medium Tramp.
Location: Te Puia Track, Kaweka Ranges.
Trampers: David (leader), Gina, Inky, Jacqui, Jane, Julie, Marco, Monique, Sally.
Looking through past trip reports it seems the club has a tradition of organising Te Puia tramps over Queen’s birthday weekend. And it’s a great tradition; what’s better than soaking in hot pools on a winter tramp. So the 2021 tramp was organised to live up to the tradition and make the most of the … Read more
Date: 1-4 June 2018 (Queen's Birthday Weekend).
Trip type: Easy Tramping.
Location: Te Puia Lodge, Kaweka Forest Park.
Trampers: Juan (leader), Cindy, Aoife, and Mauro.
The Te Puia Lodge is an Easy-ish tramp located in the Kaweka Ranges. It was my first tramp as a team leader, and it was a pain in the ass, literally, but I will get to that later on. This guide is structured as follows. Chapter 1 describes the first day and our long drive … Read more
Date: 12-14 May 2017.
Trip type: Easy-Medium Tramping.
Location: Makahu Hut, Kaweka Ranges.
Author: Group effort, with Maarten collating.
Trampers: Delia, Tom, Joe, Stephanie, Sophie, Maarten, Antonia, Inky, Catherine.
Friday We all met at the railway station and got going at around 5:30pm. We were not in a rush as we were not going to the road end tonight. We stopped in Masterton for dinner, then onto Hastings, sharing the driving and passing the time with chat and a few hours of what we … Read more