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Routefinder's Diary

  • 05 Sep 2008

 

Routefinders work to refine tracks for Te Araroa. They're active in Northland, Rodney, South Auckland, the Waikato, the Manawatu, Southland and Otago.

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Reincarnated !

  • 05 Sep 2008

 



It has stood beside the Papatoetoe railway station day and night for 85 years - no, not the train, the pedestrian overbridge . . .  
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Pirongia II

  • 05 Sep 2008

 



 




Pirongia boardwalk construction is a summer job, and four year-13 students from Te Awamutu College volunteer for the last week, March 14 - 18. Here's Ashleigh Cassin.

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Pirongia I

  • 05 Sep 2008

 



 




Hamilton Boys High School students camped on Pirongia's flank, then rose early on March 1, awaiting the helicopter.

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Schools join the Pirongia Project

  • 05 Sep 2008

 
 

High on Pirongia, outdoor education students from Hamilton Boys High School have finished preparing the chopper lift bags, and await the arrival of Helicorp's Bell Ranger.

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One week in November

  • 05 Sep 2008

A 12-person City Care team under Brian Keown, and with Tom Adams acting as a 2nd unit supervisor took just five days to put in the Tekapo - Twizel trail…

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Manukau City steps up

  • 05 Sep 2008

Manukau City has approved a specific Te Araroa route 55 km right through the city, and authorised its officers to negotiate land access on behalf of the trail.

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Urban Te Araroa track opens

  • 05 Sep 2008

Footprints in Sand

by Geoff Chapple

© NZ Herald

A year ago I walked North Shore City's coastline from Long Bay on down, starting an hour before low tide.

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