Tag archive for "HILLARY TRAIL"

The Gap Piha

Environment, Local News

‘The Gap’ – Have your say !

1 Comment 11 December 2016

Feedback wanted on ‘The Gap’ proposal Have your say – it’s important A poorly advertised ‘feedback session’ was held in the Old School House in Piha yesterday on the proposed plans for The Gap land recently purchased from Piha’s Beyers Family. There are a number of issues on the table and the following are just […]

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The Hillary Trail

Local News, What's Happening

Celebrating the Hillary Trail

No Comments 08 January 2016

Celebrate the Hillary Trail Exhibition The now iconic Hillary Trail was many years in the planning and we are celebrating another anniversary with an exhibit at the Arataki Visitor Centre. The exhibition includes the winning photos from the Hillary Trail photo competition, which ran earlier this year. The Hillary Trail is used by thousands of […]

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Local News

Perfect ‘Westie’ job

No Comments 27 August 2015

Perfect job for a ‘Westie’ at Arataki Visitor Centre Casual Information Advisor, Arataki Visitor Centre.  Take your passion for the outdoors to work. Our Arataki Visitor Centre is the gateway to the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park, receiving around 160,000 visitors a year who are keen to explore the park, tramp the tracks, take part in […]

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What's Happening

It’s not the mountain we conquer . . . .

No Comments 23 July 2015

‘The Hillary’ announced for 2016 “We are super excited and stoked to announce that entries are now officially open for the 2016 event of The Hillary!” says The Hillary Facebook page  “The event is booked for the 27th February and early bird entries are available until the 21st August 2015. We are expecting to fill the […]

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What's Happening

Human run/walk: Piha to Karekare Horse Races

No Comments 03 February 2015

Karekare Beach Horse Races – a human fun run/walk from Piha to Karekare. On Saturday 28th February 2015 Karekare Beach will host the 25th Classic Beach Horse race event on the famous Karekare black sand. With the surf thundering against the back drop of cliffs this has become a day to remember for generations of […]

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What's Happening

Hillary Ultra Trail Run 2015

No Comments 31 January 2015

Saturday 14th March : The 2015 Hillary Ultra Trail Run is on It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves Hillary Trail between Arataki and Muriwai is all set for Saturday 14th of March. The Hillary Trail Ultra Run (‘The Hillary’) is 80km in length, starting at the Arataki Visitor Centre utilising a number of […]

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Whats happening Piha Karekare

Local News, What's Happening

What’s Happening in Piha etc

2 Comments 25 January 2015

Recycle Rubbish: Monday Dec 12th, Tuesday 27th Dec and Tuesday 3rd of January 10th December 2016 ‘The Gap – Draft Concept Plan’ feedback The Old School House Piha   19 & 20 November ’16 Open Studios Waitakere 2016 ‘ . . . .  over 60 artists are involved, and 40 studios from Piha to Glen Eden, […]

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Local News, What's Happening

The Hillary trail run event is approved!

No Comments 11 December 2014

Come along and Knock The Bugger off! HUGE congratulations to Shaun, Lactic Turkey and the rest of the gang.  What a journey this has been for such an amazing event.  Something, at last, for The West – our tourism and economy. The Hillary trail run event is approved!  Auckland Council have just granted a 3-year […]

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Local News, What's Happening

The Hillary joins 2015 Oceania Sky Running Series

No Comments 18 November 2014

Skyrunning launches first unified trail series down under The Hillary has been included as part of the newly announced 2015 Oceania Sky Running Series.  The inclusion in the series will attract a bunch of Australians and New Zealanders keen to score points in the series and provide some amazing promotion on both sides of the […]

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Local News, What's Happening

Will ‘The Hillary’ return ?

1 Comment 03 October 2014

Auckland Council’s Regional Parks unit has received an application from Lactic Turkey Events, on behalf of the Hillary Trail Run Charitable Trust, to hold an event on the Hillary Trail in 2015 The proposed event follows the same format as the Hillary Trail Ultra running event which was approved and held on 29 March 2014.  […]

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