Dome Forest Adventure

Another run into the Pine Dome Forest

Grade 3 tyres with minor bush stripping likely (to confirm closer to the date)

Meet at Kumeu Bakehouse Cafe` after 8.30am 

Depart: 9.00am sharp

Convoy travel through to Kaipara Flats entry gate on the Western side.

Cross over Highway No.1, Dome Valley, half way through onto the Eastern side of the forest.

Further details to follow

Trip organiser Bruce ~ on 021 637 400

Muriwai Beach Cleanup

Yes, it's the annual beach clean-up again

A good social time and a chance to give back the greater Auckland community.

Meet @ Kumeu Bakehouse at 7.40am

- leave there @ 8.00am sharp & convoy out to the beach, arriving there no later than 8.30am


Bring ya gloves, shovel & trailer (if you have one that is).

Dogs can come, however they need to be on a lead.

A/T tyres are fine. However, you may need to air down to get off the sand dunes.

Planning to be off the beach by 11.30am (due to tides)

Waiuku Forest Run

Meeting at the old New World carpark in Waiuku

~Corner Kitchener and River Lane

Meeting @ 9.15am & & Leaving from here at 9.30am sharp

Trip leader for the day is Keith Cornick

Grade 2  ~All terrain tyres or better

All vehicles are to be graded as per our rules.

No charge - Free driving  -we are thankful to the forest management for this privilege 

Dinner & Movie Night

2 Part: Tiki Tour & Dinner + Movie at Ryders Theatre Avondale

We are planning a 2 part day, Tiki Tour followed by Dinner/Movie

Part 1 - Tikitour

Leaving from Swanson Station Cafe carpark at 1.30pm

(optional - lunch before hand in the Station cafe)

Convoy to Crystal Mountain  (entry to museum - $8 adult, $5 child)

Convoy (via Arataki Visitor Centre) to Ryders Theatre, Avondale.


New email list

We have moved the site to a new hosting service. It has been hosted by Neil since 2009 and we thank him for this.

UPDATE: In the first hour there were 20 emails sent. There are 101 entries in the group therefore 100 are sent every time. A total of 2,000 emails that hour were sent.

Planting Day at Te Rau Puriri Regional Park

Annual Planting Day event not to miss,

Great family day out, giving back to the community.

Located up towards South Head past Parakai on the Auckland Council Regional Park.

Meet at Bakehouse Cafe Kumeu @ 8.15am

& leave @ 8.30am

Convoy to Hot Pools Carpark at Parakai at 8.45am

Leave Car Park at 9.00am Sharp

Convoy up to Te Rau Puriri Regional Park

Usually, planting there for 2 - 3 hours

BBQ Lunch provided by District Rangers.