Wainuiomata Trapping Trip

Eight of us set off from Wainuiomata Golf Course, keen to learn the ins and outs of possum and rat control from maestro Mike Phethean. Our other task was to do a bit of work on the track to make the job easier for the fortnightly checks. We successfully avoided getting clouted by golf balls … Read more

Wainuiomata daywalk through the water collection area

We had a group of 6 trampers for this daywalk with stunning sunshine weather; the day it was forecasted to be sunshine for another 10 days! We had 2 cars and met Grant the ranger at the main car park whereupon he let us in to the water collection area through a couple of gates … Read more

Wainuiomata Catchment Day Walk

Do you know a place within 30 minutes from a city where you can walk amongst predominantly pristine podocarp forest?  Yes – from Wellington! Just go past the Petone waterfront and over the hill into the Wainuiomata Water Collection area! The Wainuiomata Water Collection area has stayed almost completely intact, except for a little logging … Read more