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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.


Cycling programme. (If attending-Phone or text Marie 027 5701203).

If you are new to Cycling you are welcome to join us. No one gets left behind.

Ready to ride 9.30.

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.

Leaders Phone Numbers: Terry - 5526078, Mob 02108197096, drterry27@gmail.com. David - 5443827, Mob 0220184327, scrivin@gmail.com. Robyn - 5434633, Mob 0275757043, robyn@buyonline.co.nz.
Ans - 5770997, Mob 0272417012, ans.weber@hotmail.co.nz. Erin - 5446096, Mob 0273209919,erinhall@gmail.com. Julie - 5759186, Mob 0274192192, j.s.knox@xtra.co.nz.
Karin - 0211112015, karin.goez@xtra.co.nz

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.

January to May 2018

January

18th Thur - Mt Eliza Tk to Tuahu Tk. (Shuttle). Hard. Leader Terry Gunn. Meet Wairoa. $10.
24th Wed - Rapurapu Kauris. Easy. Leader Ans. Meet Marist. $5.

February

1st Thur - Ananui Falls. Med. Leader Robyn. Meet Wairoa. $10.
7th Wed - Karangahake, County Rd, Crown Tk, Return (swim). Easy. Leader Karin. Meet Wairoa. $10.
15th Thur - Ohiwa, Brills Tk, Nikau Flats. Overnight. Easy. Leader Barbz. Meet Ohewa. $?.
21st Wed - Otanewainuku Falls. Easy. Leader Terry. Meet Marist. $5.

March

1st Thur - Giant Ratas. Hard. Leader David. Meet Papamoa. $15.
7th Wed - Bobs Loop. Easy. Leader Ans. Meet Marist. $5.
15th Thur - Track Maintenance. Tuahu to N/S Track. Hard. Leader David. Meet Wairoa. $10.
21st Wed - Grace Darling Valley. Easy. Leader Barbz. Meet Wairoa. $15.
29th Thur - Wairongamai, Waitawheta Hut, Woodlands Rd. (overnight if wish). (Shuttle). Hard. Leader Robyn. Meet Marist. $25.

April

4th Wed - Rotorua Redwoods. (Walk/Ride). Easy. .Leader Barbz. Meet Papamoa. $10.
12th Thur - Whakamarama - Te Tuhi. (Shuttle). Med. Leader Robyn. Meet Wairoa. $20.
18th Wed - Royden Downs (Allport Rd). Kid friendly. Easy. Leader Karin. Meet Papamoa. $5.
26th Thur - Radar Dome from N/S and return. Hard. Leader Terry.Meet Marist. $15.

May

2nd Wed - Te Aroha. Horseman's Track, Tui Mine. (Shuttle). Med. Leader Terry. Meet Marist. $15.
10th Thur - Mangorewa Gorge Track & return. Med. Leader Robyn. Meet Marist. $10.
16th Wed - Tarawera Falls. Easy. Leader Ans. Meet Papamoa. $20.
24th Thur - Manoeka Rd, Otawa Trig track, Seales Rd. Med. Leader TBA. Meet Papamoa. $15.
3oth Wed - Parakiwai Kauris. Med. Leader David. Meet Wairoa. $15.

Any suggestions for future trips or tramps please contact Erin.