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Wednesday October 11, 2017

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Tararua Tramping Club TRAMP SAFE WITH THOSE IN THE KNOW! • Plan Your Trip • Tell Someone Your Plans • Be Aware of the Weather • Know Your Limits • Take Sufficient Supplies

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As the new president of the oldest tramping club in the country, Patrick Arnold expects that the majority of his time in the role will be spent looking forward to the club centenary in 2019. He feels that this will be a significant milestone not only for us as a club, but a symbolic one for recreational

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White Heron Sanctuary Tours 64 Main Road, Whataroa, West Coast NZ • Scenic Jetboat Cruise into the Waitangiroto Nature Reserve • Observe the magnificent White Heron (Kotuku) in their natural nesting environment • Walk through ancient Kahikatea rainforest • Royal Spoonbill, Little Shag and an abundance of other birdlife. Tours operate with a Department of Conservation concession and entry is by permit only. Friendly experienced guides with local knowledge. Do not miss this exceptional tour.

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Milford Helicopters is owned and operated by Jeff & Natalie Shanks in Te Anau. Chief pilot Jeff Shanks has been flying in the Fiordland area since 1986. Milford Helicopters was formed in 1988 with one helicopter based in Milford Sound, and in 1996 purchased a second helicopter which is also based in Milford Sound. The current helicopters are a AS350 B2 Squirrel and a

AS 350 B3 both with a passenger capacity of six. The third machine is a McDonnell Douglas 500E with a passenger capacity of four. Milford Helicopters is the only aviation firm with an office and hangar buildings at Milford Sound aerodrome. Milford Helicopters holds a Department of Conservation concession for landings and work in Fiordland National Park - No. AS 37847

WHITE HERON COLONY - WHATAROA Whataroa is the departure point for tours to New Zealand’s only White Heron nesting site. For over 30 years the Arnold Family have been operating White Heron Sanctuary Tours and delighting visitors by sharing this world class attraction with them. The 2.5 hour tour consists of a short minibus ride to connect with a jet-boat for a gentle 20 minute scenic cruise into the Waitangiroto Nature


• Kayaks – Family Packages Available • Bike Racks • Roof Racks • Roof Boxes

users of the outdoors around the country. Patrick’s tramping career began with a weekend at Iron Gate in the Ruahines, and eventually he joined the the Tararua Tramping Club in 2009. He has been involved with the mountaineering side of the club ever since.

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Reserve (area accessible by boat only). Once in the reserve there is a short walk through ancient Kahikatea rainforest to a purpose built viewing hide to observe the magnificent White Heron (Kotuku) in their natural nesting environment. White Heron Sanctuary Tours is the original and only tour to visit the White Heron nesting site. An exceptional tour with variety, suitable for all age groups.

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Milford Helicopters make it breathtaking getting there! • Sutherland Falls • Glaciers Galore • Mitre Peak • Milford to Queenstown • Milford to Te Anau | Phone (04) 477 6911 | 2F No.2 Centennial Highway, Ngauranga

• The Grand Tour • Aerial Photography • Hiking/tramping transport • Hunter transport Milford Helicopters Located at Milford Sound, Ph: 03 249 8384

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