Westhaven Loop Walk

It has been a while since we have headed down to Westhaven and Point Erin Park.  We found three good reasons to make a return visit. It seemed appropriate to be down at Auckland's waterfront while TeamNZ was enduring their second race of the competition for the America's Cup! We had watched the … Continue reading

Chelsea Heritage Park Loop

Winter is perhaps not the best time to do this bush walk starting at the Chelsea Estate Heritage Park - the track was very muddy and slippery - but we survived, and it was fun! The pink Chelsea Sugar Refinery sits on the edge of Auckland Harbour.  From the shore there is a wonderful view … Continue reading

Takapuna Explorer

Our walk around Takapuna on Auckland's North Shore was in warm winter sunshine.  It was great to see so many people out walking - some with their dogs off-leash on the beach (check out the Council dog rules), making the most of the day. We followed a route documented by Margaret Scrymgeour … Continue reading

Belmont Bay Walk

This Belmont Bay walk on Auckland's North Shore, was chosen by my friend after she read an inspiring article about the founder of the Belmont cafe "Little & Friday". This was my first explore around the Belmont and Bayswater area and was delighted to find reserves, cycleways, … Continue reading