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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.
Under the Wairoa River Bridge on the Te Puna side.
Greerton Marist Rugby Club on Oripi Rd, near Maleme St.

If attending please phone or text the leader.

Tramps could change due to weather conditions.

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

Leaders Phone Numbers: Terry - 5526O78, Mob O21O8197O96, drterry27@gmail.com. David - 5443827, Mob O22OI84327, scrivin@gmail.com.
Robyn - 5434633, Mob O275757O43, robyn@buyonline.co.nz. Ans - 577O997, Mob O2724I7OI2, ans.weber@hotmail.co.nz. Julie - 5759I86, Mob O274I9292, j.s.knox@xtra.co.nz.
Karin - O2IIII2O15, karin.goez@xtra.co.nz. Barbs - 5722512, O272O97186, barbzfromnz@hotmail.com. Sue O273549I29, gosue@kinect.co.nz.
Janice O2II334554, jmtjmt@xtra.co.nz. Andy - O27429II80, andyweenink@hotmail.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.

June to September 2018

June

7th Thur - Lindemann Loop. Med. Leader Ans. Meet Wairoa. $10.
13th Wed - Te Puke Falls, Papamoa Hills & Kiate Falls. Easy. Leader Bardz. Meet Papamoa. $5.
21st Thur - Tarawera Trail (bring togs). Hard. Leader Robyn. Meet Papamoa. $15.
27st Wed - Parakiwai Track. Easy. Leader Karin. Meet Wairoa. $15.

July

5th Thur - Ngapuka Bay to Outdoor Ed Centre & return. Med. Leader Ans. Meet Papamoa. $15.
11th Wed - Waikino, Karangahake Gorge (child friendly). Easy. Leader Andy. Meet Wairoa. $10.
19th Thur - Kumara Pits Matata. Med. Leader Barbz. Meet Papamoa. $10.
26th Wed - Te Waihau stream Putaruru. Easy. Leader Sue. Meet Greerton. $10.

August

2nd Thur - Waihi Beach New Trig & Orakawa Bay. Hard. .Leader Robyn. Meet Wairtoa. $10.
8th Wed - Omanu to Mount (Up & around) & return. Easy. Leader Barbz. Meet Omanu. $0.
16th Thur - Radar Dome. Hard. Leader Terry.Meet Greerton. $5.
22nd Wed - City Walk Kopurerarua Valley. Easy. Leader Karin. Meet Faulkner St. $0.
30th Thur - Kohi Point Whakatane Med. Leader Ans.Meet Papamoa. $20.

September

5th Wed - City walk. Yatton Park Poiki walkway circuit. Easy. Leader Ans. Meet Yatton Park. $0.
13th Thur - Lake Okataina Outdoor Ed Centre to Whakapoungakau Trig. Hard. Leader Janice. Meet Papamoa. $15.
19th Wed - Karangahake Level 7 Dubbo 96 Dickies Flat, Pipline circuit. Med. Leader Terry. Meet Wairoa. $10.
27th Thur - Tuahu to Motutapere Hut Hard. Leader David. Meet Wairoa. $5.

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