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Waiheke Walking Festival Newsletter – May 2020
June 15, 2020

The 2020 Waiheke Walking Festival Newly extended dates for a new world The Festival is going ahead and we have made some changes. Our aim is to attract a steady stream of happy walkers over a longer time, giving walkers a more intimate experience of the island, and enabling groups of walkers to comfortably socialise...

Tramping survival tips
November 3, 2019

A long weekend and sunny weather – it’s the perfect recipe for a summer tramp, but also a potentially dangerous combination. “We see twice as many tramping injuries over Waitangi weekend than a typical weekend,” Mountain Safety Council chief executive Mike Daisley said. “Only Queen’s Birthday weekend sees more injuries.” One in four Kiwis will...

URBAN:LIST These Are The 5 Best 2019 Festival Walks You Need To Sign Up For
September 20, 2019

Waiheke Island has a special place in the hearts of Aucklanders—it is the perfect escape from the city and its incredible beauty is worth the hype. While the wineries and stunning scenery are all appreciated, what you might not have experienced is the annual Waiheke Walking Festival. Celebrating their 10th anniversary in 2019, the festival...

Forest bathing latest craze among health conscious Kiwis
September 13, 2019

Seven Sharp clip https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/seven-sharp/clips/forest-bathing-latest-craze-among-health-conscious-kiwis

Wine and wellness for Stacey Morrison on a girls’ Waiheke walking tour
July 20, 2019

Stacey Morrison enjoys a girls’ getaway on Waiheke Island 2019. Suggesting a weekend away taking bush walks on Waiheke Island wasn’t a hard sell to three of my girlfriends, although they freely admitted most of their walking on Waiheke up until that point had been through wineries. With 12 children between us, each of us...

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