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Tramping Programme


Come tramping with a friendly experienced team!

For departure points please phone tramp leader prior to day of tramp.


Minimum Day Trip Gear: With consideration for personal and group safety paramount, we encourage all members to wear suitable boots on tramps. Your day pack must contain a warm jersey, hat and raincoat at all times. A torch and pair of gloves is also recommended. A regularly updated first aid kit is essential. Please have a spare change of clothes in a bag in transport vehicles. Your food supply should include extra energy food and a sensible lunch together with plenty of drink. A plastic bag for dirty footwear should be included.


Transport is shared and arranged on the day of the tramp at the pre-arranged meeting place, leaving exactly at the advertised time, so please arrive at least ten minutes earlier. To cover costs, payment is made to the driver of the vehicle at the rate published in the programme.


Easy Option means an easier tramping choice that may be available if a suitable leader can be found on that day.

S/C in the notes below means there are stream crossings in the tramp.


Tramps, other than those in this programme, can be organised between those interested.


Tauranga Tramping Club - Hikoi Group

(Midweek Tramping)


Meeting place will vary depending on tramp location. Wednesday at 8.30 am, Thursday at 8.00 am unless otherwise stated.

Due to congestion around Memorial Park, and the wide range of suburbs that members now live in, departure/carpooling venues will depend on where the tramps take place.
Locations now are: QE2 Memorial Park.
Behind McDonalds at Papamoa.
At the Wairoa River Bridge carpark along State Highway 2.
Greerton Marist Rugby Club carpark on Oripi Rd, near Maleme St.

If attending please phone or text the leader.

Tramps could change due to weather conditions.

Put these leaders numbers into your phones.Leaders will email details and reminders prior to the weekly walks. Cancellations will be made the morning of the tramp. 7 am for Thursday, 8am for Wednesday.

Leaders Phone Numbers: Ans - 577O997, Mob O2724I7OI2, ans.weber@hotmail.co.nz; Karin - O2IIII2O15, karin.goez@xtra.co.nz; Barbz - 0272097186, barbzfromnz@hotmail.com;
Terry Gunn - 02108197096, drterry27@gmail.com; David Scriven - 0220184327, scriven@gmail.com; Terry Arnold - tmaarnold@gmail.com.

If the appointed leader is unavailable, an alternative leader must be appointed. The leader is to make sure that the safety beacon goes with them.

February to May 2020

February

5th Wed - Rangitoto Peak from Ed Centre Okataina (bring togs). Med. Leader Ans. Meet Papamoa. $15.
13th Thur - Te Tuhi Track to Wairere Falls (shuttle). Med/Hard. Leader Terry A. Meet Greerton. $10.
19th Wed - Karaponga Dam, + extra walks. Easy. Leader Karin. Meet Papamoa. $15.
27th Thur - Mt Baldy from Wharawhara Rd. Med. Leader David. Meet Wairoa. $5.

March

4th Wed - Wentworth Falls and beyond. Easy. Leader Ans. Meet Wairoa. $15.
11-12th Wed/Thur - Pakahi Hut. Overnighter (details to follow). Med. Leader Barbz. .Meet To be arranged. $25.
18th Wed - Wairongomai, Lower Level. Med. Leader Ans. Meet Greerton. $10.
26th Thur - Hakarimata Range Ngaruawahia. Hard. Leader David. Meet Greerton. $25.

April

1st Wed - Waihi Black Hill and Mine circuit. Easy. Leader Karin. Meet Wairoa. $10.
9th Thur - Mt Eliza to Motutapere Hut & return. Med/Hard. Leader David. Meet Wairoa. $5.
15th Wed - Whale Island, Boat & walk. Easy. .Leader Karin. Meet Papamoa. $15.
23th Thur - Maratoto Rock from Maratoto Rd. Hard. Leader Terry G. Meet Wairoa. $15.
29th Wed - Aongatete Long Loop. Easy. Leader Ans. Meet Wairoa. $5.

May

7th Thur - Whakamarama Loop. Hard. Leader David. Meet Wairoa.$5.
13th Wed - Otanewainuku Mount and Falls. Med. Leader Terry G. Meet Greerton. $5.
21st Thur - Daly's Clearing from Franklin Rd. Med. Leader David. Meet Wairoa. $10.
27th Wed - Quarry Park & L'anson Reserve. Easy. Leader Terry G. Meet Wairoa. $0.

Any suggestions for future trips or tramps please contact Ans or Terry or Karin.