As part of our inquiry, "what is in your backyard" we will be learning about what is in New Zealand's backyard. We will focus on one of the great walks - The Routeburn Track:
We will be entering a competition.
We will be
It would be great if you could track walks that you do after school
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Read more about the competition at: http://www.doc.govt.nz/getting-involved/events-and-awards/virtual-great-walker/about/
Nicola started us off and walked 4km...
Here is one of Gillian's walks:
Tawa Tawa Reserve-- 3.05 K walk with Debbi and Penny
The walk starts in a field and then goes up a track and over a ridge. On the walk I saw some palms, lots of fennel, some
toi and lots of gorse! On one side of the ridge you can see out to the south coast and on the other side you can see Mt. Victoria and the toi . harbour
At the top there are sometimes horses and I have to put the dogs on the lead. There’s also a statue
Here is the view from the top:
Chrissy’s walk from Museum hotel to end of oriental parade and back again
Distance: 1.6Km one way 3.2
Here is the track:
The terrain is flat and on the road. There is a beautiful man made beach and a couple of cafes that you can stop at if you want to. We saw boats, seagulls and
pohutakawa . trees
The view, The boats, seagulls