Mangere Bridge Walks

Mangere Bridge Village is a great little spot to start exploring Auckland's Manukau Harbour area  on our loop walks. There is a rich variety of things to see - with over 10 volcanic craters and cones, as well as Ambury Park Farm, shore birds and the esplanade. You may wish to connect two or … Continue reading

Mt Roskill Explorer

We had overlooked Mt Roskill as a place to walk and explore... until today.  The volcano double cone and twin craters of Mt Roskill have been destroyed through the installation of a water reservoir, but from the top it is easy to view Mt Albert, Mt Eden, Big King and One Tree Hill. *** PLEASE … Continue reading

Winter walks in Auckland

Grab your rain jacket, hat and gloves and head outside to warm up with a winter walk!  Even though the weather may not appeal, walking will awaken your senses. In this NZ Herald article, Growing our Heritage the author writes about tree spotting in Cornwall Park, Mt Eden and Monte Cecilia … Continue reading

Half Moon Bay East

This walk at Half Moon Bay explores the parks and reserves to the east, and then heads down to Eastern Beach. On a sunny day at high tide it is quite beautiful! The new-ish boardwalk, is a great finishing touch as you return to Half Moon Bay. It was very busy at the Half Moon Bay cafes today - … Continue reading

Mangere Esplanade Loop Walk

It was a treat to walk along Kiwi Esplanade (Mangere Bridge) at high tide in the sunshine this morning. We had clear views to One Tree Hill and nearby Mangere Mountain, and sighted the migratory South Island Pied Oyster Catchers sitting on the rocks and reserves. It's always a pleasure to … Continue reading