Mangere Mountain Walk

I have driven past Mangere Mountain many times without realising where it was. I knew of it, but hadn't seen it. I discovered it last year and found that it's a huge and unspoiled volcano with fabulous views across the Manukau Harbour. Mangere Mountain has little exposure from the motorway to the … Continue reading

Hillsborough Cemetery to the Bays

The Hillsborough Cemetery to the Bays walk is one of the few walks in Auckland that does not have a nearby cafe. However, we feel that it deserves to be in our collection because it is quite magical - from the peacefulness of the cemetery, to the rustling of the bush and then the lapping of the … Continue reading

Churchill Park Loop

Churchill Park is one of a few walks in Auckland that does not have much shelter, so it was a great day to get into the park, with a pleasantly  warm sun and no rain. The walk starts off going uphill and there are further gentle undulations - it fits the 'fitness' criteria! There is some … Continue reading