Trip Reports

Snapshots from our  Facebook  Page of the more recent trips are given below, click on these to get more photos of the trip.  Use the links below for full trip reports and to access more photos

2023 Reports

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To access older trip reports use the Pohokura archive here


Kaweka Lakes 15 November Full Report


Labour Weekend Whirinaki Forest

18 Oct Tukituki Trails Full Report

8 Oct Ruamahanga Valley

4 Oct Waipatiki Reserves Full Report


20 Sept Holts Forest and Lake Waikopiro Full Report

9 – 10 Sept Howletts Hut Full Report

6 Sept Te Mata Park Full Report


27 Aug Sparrowhawk Bivvy and Gold Creek Hut Full Report

17 Aug Ahuriri Estuary Full Report

12 -13 Aug A weekend near Pahiatua Full Report

2 Aug Clive to Haumoana Walk Full Report

JULY 2023

30 July A Frame Hut and Rokia Track Full Report

19 July Kairakau and Mangakuri Beaches Full Report

14 – 16 July Pureora Forest Park Full Report

2 July Kahuranaki Full Report

JUNE 2023

17 – 18 June Burn Hut Full Report

3 – 5 June Northern Hawkes Bay Full Report

MAY 2023

20 May Cape Kidnappers area Full Report

17 May Blowhard Bush Full Report

6 – 7 May Totara Flats Hut through tramp Full Report

3 May Te Mata Park Full Report

APRIL 2023

25 April. Te Angi Angi Marine Reserve Full Report

9 – 10 April Mackintosh Hut Full Report

MARCH 2023

25 – 26 March Kiwi Saddle Hut Full Report

11 & 12 March Southern Escape Full Report

Saturday Sledge Track, Hardings Park and Arapuke Park (Manawatu)

Sunday: Mangapuaka Stream toward Kiritaki Hut


12 Feb Awatere and Longview Full Report

5 Feb Kaweka Flats and Iron Whare Full Report


14-16 Jan Waikamaka Working Bee Full Report

A group of 5 traveled to the end of North Block Road, then up to Waikamaka Hut via the Sunrise Track and upper Waipawa River. Over 3 days a goodly amount of hut maintenance was done.

14-15 Jan Top Marapea. Full Report

A small group stayed the night at Top Marapea Hut this weekend. While Sunrise Hut was busy there was only 1 other who spent the night with them at this 4 bunk hut,

2-3 Jan Barlows Hut. Full Report

This was an easy overnighter to Barlows Hut – A prefect way to start the new year.


7 Dec Red Island Full Report

A few photos taken on on tramp to Red Island, a replacement trip because our scheduled tramp was cancelled due to forecasted wet weather.

3-4 Dec Kapiti Coast Full Report

At the beginning of December we ventured down to the Kapiti Coast for a weekend. Here we walked the Hemi Matangi Reserve, the Escarpment Track, the Queen Elizabeth Regional Park and Kapiti Island


The Cairn Trip – Kaweka J 6 November Full Report


Four Day Kaweka Loop – 21 – 24 October Full Report

Links to Kurt’s videos: Day 1 Day 2

Boundary Stream Reserve: 27 October Full Report

Rosvall Track: 8 October Full Report


Oamaru Hut: 24 – 26 September Full Report

Stanfield Hut 11 September Full Report