Mangawhai is so photogenic – and we know many of you have some wonderful snaps of our walks. We would love to see your beautiful photos of Magical Mangawhai this walking weekend… the walks the people the food and wine festival our saturday lunch Would you be happy to share your photos – send them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Inland from Mangawhai there is the small settlement of Hakaru, on this walk Views from the Hinterland you get a chance to explore this old established farming area. Visit an old woolshed and maybe see a sheep shorn. Walk across the road for morning tea and spectacular views over Mangawhai estuary and the islands. Stroll across the paddocks and take in views west and north towards Kaiwaka and Baldrock. Cruise Lawrence road with its great views to St Michaels Church and on to the Hakaru R.S.A for own lunch on the lawn.
We have one of the most amazing coastlines around Mangawhai, and this walk on Saturday of the Mangawahi Walking Weekend is your chance to visit four of our top beaches in one day. More about this walk. Langs Beach Waipu Cove Mangawhai Beach Te Arai Point Beach walks – icecream – picnics – what could be better for a relaxed day.
A new feature for our 20th Anniversary walks is that this year’s Sunday walks take you on interesting short journeys around magical Mangawhai. Enjoy some bush, beach or history and some of our less traveled walkways. All in time to get you back for our 20 year celebration lunch! See Sunday walks here
All walkers are invited to join us to celebrate “20 years of Walking” We invite all walkers to join us for a lovely BBQ lunch to share memories and socialise with other walkers. This will take place after the short walks on Sunday 31st from 11.30am A small official ceremony will take place at approximately 12.15pm The Olive Grove from 11.30am (opposite Mangawhai Beach School) To ensure you are included please book early as numbers will be limited – booking will be via the usual registration form available on line after 4 January. $25 pp
Art in the Garden and Waipu Caves are back in the programme for 2019 and Sundays delightful collection of new short walks are an exciting new look at Mangawhai attractions. View the New Walks this weekend – there are 9!
In 2019 our Sunday walks will be a special event with a series of short walks. Then there is plenty of time for our 20 year celebration lunch at 11.30am at The Olive Grove, 35 Insley Street, Mangawhai – $20 walkers only – bookings via the registration form from 4 January
Once again the Walking Weekend Charitable Trust has raised significant funds used to provide support to a number of volunteer community groups and initiatives. This year the Walking Weekend Trust is very pleased to be able to distribute $11,000.00 in support the following organisations: Mangawhai Tracks Charitable Trust Kaiwaka Mangawhai Scouts St John’s Cadets Mangawhai Mangawhai Heads Volunteer Lifeguard Service Plastic Free Mangawhai A big thank you to all those folk, both local and from further afield, that support our weekend of activities and we look forward to seeing you all again in 2019 for our very special 20 year celebration!
Just to let you know our plans for 2019! Thursday The Long Tramp Friday Troubadour Trail Great walks Saturday Saturday Food & Wine Short walks Sunday 20 year celebration lunch! More plans underway for a Magical Mangawhai weekend
Have a look at our FB page for the fun photos from the Walking Weekend Click here