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Join the Gisborne Canoe and Tramping Club on their club trips 

The committee welcomes and encourages people to join their club trips as visitors to decide whether they're doing the kind of thing you enjoy.



Mokairau Station, Whangara

Date: Sunday 5 July 2020

Time: 8am

Cost: $10

Contact: Stuart, 868 5418,

This is a circuit route, open country with great views. Need to bring warm clothes as it can be brisk. There is an opportunity to stop off and see the test wind turbine. May have to walk down the road and back to start.


Avonden, Otoko

Date: Sunday 19 July 2020

Time: 9am

Cost: $10

Contact: Peter, 868 3666,

This is a 1.5 to 2 hour walk, climbing 240 meters to the top corner of the farm with 360 degree views taking in Arowhana, Hikurangi, Motukeo, Whakapunake, and Bushy Knoll. Return back down passing an old quarry and Pa site. The Waihirere Domain as well as the the waterfall could potentially be included - fence line boundary walk, and have lunch there if people would like to.


Kopututea Dunes Cycle Trail

Date: Sunday 2 August 2020

Time: 8.30am, meet at Midway carpark

Cost: -

Contact: Gillian 867 4591 or Kay 867 8311,

Cycle the Kopututea Dunes Trail to Waipaoa River mouth and over the railway bridge to Brown's Beach, Manutuke. Three possible return routes are:

  • Same way back along the dunes
  • Link up to Dunstan Road - MacDonalds Road
  • Back road through Manutuke then SH2 and Waipaoa River roundabout

If the return trip is via SH2, there is a possibility to stop at "The Royal" Raglan Roast Matawhero (formerly the Jolly Stockman) for a coffee.

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