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Te Muri Crossing – Mahurangi Coastal Trail

…first crucial crossing in the journey to realise the Mahurangi Coastal Trail and Waiwera to Waipū Coastal Walkway vision
  • Tickets to Te Muri Crossing high tea

    Guest of honour Distinguished Professor Sir Peter Gluckman

    Sunday 30 May 2021 2–5 pm Tu Ngutu Villa 106 Ngārewa Drive Mahurangi West

    Dress code: Smart-casual

  • Price: $ 80.00
Te Muri access dictated drop-in location

Te Muri access dictated drop-in location

Was it not for John Darrach’s 1880s activism, Saturday’s coffee-and-croissants drop-in day, in Mahurangi West’s former school, would have been held in Sullivans Bay. John Darrach was so exercised about the danger to the 23 Māori and 14 Pākehā children living at school-less…

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Mahurangi West land restoration planting Sunday 11 July

Mahurangi West land restoration planting Sunday 11 July

Officially, the West is East, but in practice it is neither, nor is it in the Mahurangi hydrological catchment, it being in that of Te Muri. First planting day under the Mahurangi Land Restoration label appears to be an echo of the first under the $3 million Mahurangi Action…

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Te Muri Crossing coffee-and-croissants drop-in day

Te Muri Crossing coffee-and-croissants drop-in day

Te Muri Crossing high tea 2022, will be on Mother’s Day. Mothers who were treated to Sunday’ high tea at Tu Ngutu Villa clearly enjoyed the afternoon, the star-studded speakers, and the silent auction. The silent auction, after initially having nothing not on offer at the…

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Imperative for private-vehicle-free Te Muri future

Imperative for private-vehicle-free Te Muri future

Not everyone supports the proposed Te Muri crossing. Nor does everyone who supports the proposed Te Muri crossing, support every aspect of it. For example, many Mahurangi West people would have preferred that development of the Mahurangi Coastal Trail began…

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Wicked coastal-trail progress thanks to Sir Peter

Wicked coastal-trail progress thanks to Sir Peter

Sir Peter was reluctant, he said, to use the term wicked problem, lest it imply insolvability. He did allow that addressing climate was very difficult, otherwise it would already have been. Speaking at the Te Muri Crossing charity cocktail party, Distinguished Professor Sir Peter

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Free regatta shuttlebus to Tu Ngutu Villa

Free regatta shuttlebus to Tu Ngutu Villa

Until Scotts Landing locals came to the rescue in 2019, the free Mahurangi Regatta shuttlebus was driven by Mahurangi West locals. Such was the commitment of one of those sober drivers, Lex Marshall, he would kayak across the harbour to do his shift…

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Crossing splendidly preserves Te Muri sense of isolation

Crossing splendidly preserves Te Muri sense of isolation

Walk along Te Muri Beach on a sunny Sunday, and on up the gentle hillside to the saddle overlooking Wenderholm, and the contrast can be breath-taking. Outside of the summer school holidays, and when the tide slides into Te Muri Estuary smooth and crisp and early…

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