• Newsletter #4 July 2023
    View Preview Kia ora koutou Welcome to our August 2023 newsletter of the Greater Wellington Backcountry Network Inc. Our first AGM is going to be held on 23rd September. The … Read more
  • Tauherenikau Gorge Walk
    Nic Blair and franz Hubmann on the track A recut of the Tauherenikau Gorge track was completed. The track leads from the campsite at end of Bucks road to the … Read more
  • Herepai Tracks
    Three GWBN members carried equipment and packs up to Herepai hut last week, mainly to clear the track to the bush line. Dave McQueen and Derrick Field walked in on … Read more
  • Pukeatua track clearing
    Photo above; getting all the gear to fit on Dave’s trailer was first job A GWBN team of 6 met at the end of the road to head into the … Read more
  • In The Tauherenikau
    A wet team on top of Mt Reeves A team of Alistair Barr, Nic Blair, John Duggan and Derrick Field went into Tutuwai hut to finish clearing tracks in the … Read more
  • Te Matawai Toilet
    Relocation of the Te Matawai hut toilet finally happened this week. After searching for volunteers to do this job soon as possible, Mike Sheridan organized for Anton Marsden and Gerry … Read more
  • Waitewaewae track
    Difficulties trampers and the many Te Araroa Trail walkers have endured on the Waitewaewae track should be sorted now. Going by hut book entries, more than just a few have … Read more
  • Te Matawai hut gets spruce up
    A team of six lead by GWBN member Emma Gregg flew into Te Matawai hut on 21 February to give the hut a long overdue facelift. other team mebers were … Read more