Date: 12 February 2023.
Trip type: Train/ Bike/ Tube (M).
Location: Tauwharenīkau River - Tararua Forest Park.
Author: Paul M.
Trampers: Harry (leader), Hayden, Mark and Paul.
Trains, Tubes, Bikes and Boots ‘The 9.55 am train to Masterton has been delayed’ boomed the loudspeaker at Wellington Railway Station. Harry was unfazed. ‘This always happens to me’ he sighed. With a tight timeframe, we planned to train to Woodside, cycle to Bucks Road, tramp to the Tauwharenīkau River, tube the gorge and then … Read more
Date: 17 March 2014 and 31 March 2014.
Trip type: Tubing.
Author: Harry Smith.
Trampers: 17 March: Harry Smith (leader) and Snaiet Shalav & 31 March Spencer Club (leader), Harry Smith, Sam Thornton.
What has happened to tubing in the club? Once it was an extremely popular summer activity. It’s a great way to see stretches of river that would otherwise be inaccessible. And of course it’s great fun! As Ratty said in the Wind of the Willows, there is nothing, absolutely nothing, so much fun as simply … Read more
Date: 3-6 February 2012.
Trip type: Medium tramp.
Location: Hawkes Bay.
Author: Joint collaboration.
Trampers: Debbie Buck, Christine Thompson, Richard Mansfield, Maren Luehrs, Christine Latimer, Helen Law, Ritchard Crerar, Nicole Benkert, David Weil, Maarten Ruiter (leader).
Friday 3rd February Fish and chips, pizza and Subway at Paraparaumu gave the group a foundation of reserves for the start of the long Waitangi day Weekend on Friday eve. We reached Mangaweka international airport around 9pm in time to check in for a flight to la la land, pitching our tents at the departure … Read more