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Matemateaonga Walkway / Whanganui Forest

 

Refer to What you need to bring, Pickup Directions and Maps, Trip Emergency / Delay handling and Cleaning Gear

You are not booked on a trip until you have done all of the following :

1. Contacted the leader and received his / her OK to join the trip

2. Booked in online using the below booking form. Any questions, contact our bookings person on bookings@aucktramping.org.nz

3. Paid the trip fee into the ATC bank account 02-0100-0024675-000 quoting your name, the trip number and "Weekend"

Friday 31 May 2019

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Duration: Friday 31 May 2019 to Monday 3 June 2019 (4 days)
Details: A combined ATC and ACTC club trip, using the two buses that live at Sandringham Rd. One bus will go to/from Pipiriki and the other to/from Kohi Saddle at the western end of the Matemateonga Walkway. People doing the Matemateonga Walkway will travel down in one bus and back on the other.
From Pipiriki: Matemateaonga Walkway - Medium Trip 1
Saturday Jet boat 8am Pipiriki to start of Matemateaonga track, walk to Ngapurua Hut 5.5 hours,
Sunday Ngapurua Hut to Omaru Hut 8 hours (optional side trip to Mt. Humphries 732m with outstanding views 1.5 hours return)
Monday Omaru Hut to Kohi Saddle 1.5 hours.
Leader: TBA
Party Size: Limited to 6 people, waiting list in operation
Note 1: For balancing bus numbers, people registering for the Matemateonga Walkway some people may be re-assigned to either the west to east or east to west group
Friday Accom: In Bus near the Pipiriki toilets
Sat/Sun Accom: Serviced huts, one green or 3 blue hut tickets per night or annual hut pass. Bunk not guaranteed - carry tents
Total Cost: $144 members, $165 non members
Mangapurua/Kaiwhakauka Tracks (Te Araroa) - Medium Trip 2
Saturday Jet boat 8am Pipiriki to start of Mangapurua track/Bridge to Nowhere and walk to Bettjemanns or Johnsons camp - 6/7 hours
Sunday Bettjemanns or Johnsons to Cootes and camp 7/8 hours Monday Cootes to Whakahoro 2 hours then relax at Whakahoro - a leisurely wait for the bus to come around from Pipiriki.
Leader: TBA
Party Size: Limited to 6 people, waiting list in operation
Friday Accom: In Bus near the Pipiriki toilets
Sat/Sun Accom: Camping - carry tents
Total Cost: $174 members, $195 non members
Bridge To Nowhere Lodge - Easy Day Walks
Saturday Jet boat 8am Pipiriki to Mangapurua Landing for return walk to Bridge To Nowhere. Return to Bridge To Nowhere Lodge. Afternoon free for local walks etc Sunday Walk to Puketotara Hut on the Matemateonga Walkway, further along the walkway to suit. Return to Bridge To Nowhere Lodge Monday Jetboat out to Pipiriki, picking up our west to east Matemateonga group
Leader: TBA
Note 2: Party size travelling on the club bus limited to 6 people
Friday Accom: In Bus near the Pipiriki toilets
Sat/Sun Accom: At Bridge To Nowhere Lodge. Check out the
Bridge To Nowhere Lodge website for the various options, then email them your booking This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. In the email say that you are a member of the ATC/ACTC Tramping group
Note 3: Your trip cost includes transport only. You must pay your Lodge costs directly once you have a confirmed booking
Total Cost: $144 members, $165 non members From Kohi Saddle, Upper Mangaehu Road Matemateaonga Walkway - Medium Trip 3 Saturday Kohi Saddle to Pouri Hut 6 - 7 hours (optional side trip to Mt Humphries 732m with outstanding views 1.5 hours return) Sunday Pouri Hut to Ngapurua Hut (lunch) to Puketotara Hut Monday Puketotara Hut to Whanganui River. Jet boat 9am Whanganui River to Pipiriki.
From Kohi Saddle: ( Upper Mangaehu Road )
Matemateaonga Walkway - Medium Trip 3
Saturday Kohi Saddle to Pouri Hut 6 - 7 hours (optional side trip to Mt Humphries 732m with outstanding views 1.5 hours return)
Sunday Pouri Hut to Ngapurua Hut (lunch) to Puketotara Hut
Monday Puketotara Hut to Whanganui River. Jet boat 9am Whanganui River to Pipiriki.
Leader: TBA
Party Size: Limited to 6 people, waiting list in operation
Note 1: For balancing bus numbers, people registering for the Matemateonga Walkway some people may be re-assigned to either the west to east or east to west group
Friday Accom: At road end - bus/tent
Sat/Sun Accom: Serviced huts, one green or 3 blue hut tickets per night or annual hut pass. Bunk not guaranteed - carry tents
Total Cost: $144 members, $165 non members
Puteore Hut - Fit
Saturday Kohi Saddle to Puteore Hut 9 hours via The Letterboxes and Charles Clearing Sunday Puteore Hut to camp at Humphries Clearing 8 hours Monday Humphries Clearing to Kohi Saddle 5 hours (possible side trip to Mt Humphries 1 hour return). Saturday and Sunday - involves following old track, will be slow going at times.
Leader: TBA
Party Size: Limited to 6 people, waiting list in operation
Friday Accom: At road end - bus/tent
Sat Accom: Standard hut - take one blue hut ticket or annual hut pass. Bunk not guaranteed - carry tents
Total Cost: $84 members, $105 non members
ATC Organiser: Tony Walton 027 478 5223 / 630 2591 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
ACTC Organiser: TBA
Transport: ATC Bus and ACTC Bus    Drivers: Chris Burnett, Garry Williams
Bus Cost: Members $84, Non members $105
Jetboat Cost: One way to / from Matemateonga eastern end / Bridge to Nowhere Lodge $60. To Mangapurua Landing $90.
Registrations: Limited to 15 per club initially, waiting list in operation. Target date for receiving your registration - March 31st . Before registering, contact the leader of your group to request permission to join that group
Note 4: Non member registrations accepted, but these will go on the waiting list and status confirmed on Monday April 1st
Departure: Friday 31 May 2pm. 31 Sandringham Rd, Kingsland
Note 5: Short dinner stop en route on Friday evening. Dinner stop on the way home on Monday
Note 6: If you are keen on this trip, but it is not possible for you to get to the bus garage by 2pm, please contact the Organiser to discuss any alternate options
Payment: Required to your club as soon as your registration is accepted. Booking not confirmed until paid
Refunds: If you cancel after you have paid, we will endeavour to fill your place from the waiting list. If that is not possible, your jetboat costs might not be refundable TBC. Normal club cancellation rules apply for the bus cost.
Timeline: Now until March 29th - contact the organiser / leader to confirm your party, then register with your club organiser. Once your registration is confirmed, book and pay as usual
April 1st - Non member registrations will be advised of availability of a space
April 15th - Date for non member payments to be made
April / May - Comms from the trip organisers for the details of the arrangements
May 31st - Trip departure at 2pm
Booking:
  Trip Nº 1727
Please quote: Weekend + [your name] + Trip Nº with on-line payments.

 

 


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The "Add Guest" button should be used to add another attendee to this booking. The "Click to Attend / Update" button should be used after you have entered the details for all attendees for this booking.
Once you "Click to Attend" you will be sent an email to Confirm that your email address is correct. Open that email and click on the link in the email. You will then receive an Acknowledgement message. Then you must pay the trip fees as above to the ATC bank account.
Once you "Click to Attend" you will be sent an email to Confirm that your email address is correct. Open that email and click on the link in the email. You will then receive an Acknowledgement message. Then you must pay the trip fees as above to the ATC bank account.