Oratia Stream Loop

At last! Beautiful blue skies and sunshine. A perfect Fathers Day. And of course, a perfect day for a walk. We decided to check out the Oratia Twin Streams walk and cycleway to see if we could include it as part of a fun circular walk. We did it! New soon to Parrs Park  - a playground is due to … Continue reading

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

Northcote Tuff Crater Loop

This loop walk that takes in Northcote's volcanic Tuff Crater and Onepoto Domain is based on one from Margaret Scrymgeour's booklet "Explore the Shore". We started the walk from the children's playground area at Onepoto Domain.  We had heard about the children's cycle track and it is a really … Continue reading

Grey Lynn Explorer

It was time to visit the newly opened (15th June 2013) Cox's Bay Reserve boardwalk and to incorporate it into another circular walk to add to our collection. This walk explores both Cox's Bay Reserve and Grey Lynn Park. Cox's Bay Reserve is made up of three parks - Hukanui Reserve where … Continue reading