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Port Hills Phoenix - Walk Sixteen


Sat 18 Nov 2017, 10:00am–1:00pm

Where: Port Hills, Banks Peninsula, Banks Peninsula

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: $16.38 ($15.00 + $1.38 fees)
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Walking Guide - Mike White

Summit Road Society stalwart Mike White will take you on a descent through the fire-ravaged section of Ohinetahi Reserve.See the massive regeneration program underway including lots of new plantings of native seedlings and naturally occurring regrowth of both natives and weeds. Then enjoy the contrast of established forest in a healthy state and natives naturally propagating before climbing steeply through the forest back to the crater rim. Landscape masters student Steffan Kraberger will act as Tail End Charlie and discuss his thesis focused on Port Hills fire recovery.

Duration: 3 hours

Walk difficulty: Tramp - Track mostly unformed with prolonged up and down.

Wear sturdy walking shoes or boots. Bring water bottle, food, layered clothing, sunhat and waterproof jacket