Taking a Step in the Right Direction

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More People in our Community Walking and Getting Fit!

We offer great events in the area to promote walking outdoors as well as indoors.  Every step counts to keep us healthy and fit!

Join Us for a Walk!

Asian Community Walking Group – Weekly on a Monday and Wednesday @ 9am from Harbour Sport.

For more info, contact Dave Zhu: davidz@harboursport.co.nz or 021 422 055

Kaipatiki Walking Group– ALL WELCOME. Every Tuesday morning from 10am. 45mins-1hour easy walk. Different locations every week in the Birkenhead – Beach Haven areas.

For more info, contact Naomi Stewart: naomis@harboursport.co.nz or 027 700 5400 

Albany Walking Group- ALL WELCOME. Every Thursday morning from 11.45am- 12.45pm. 45 minute guided walk. Different local locations every week. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

For more info, Contact Natalie Powell: active@harboursport.co.nz or 027 0866 4720

Organised Walking Groups

Group  Contact  Person Contact Details      Details
North Shore
Aberdeen Road Walkers,
Campbells Bay
Patsy Hulse (09) 410 9353 4 – 5pm Saturdays
Bush Walk and  Talk Kapatiki project *See details (09) 482 1172
North Shore Tramping Club Katy Johns
John Lambs
442 1204
410 5211
See website – www.nstc.org.nz
Devonport  Walkers,
Pat & Jim McKay (09) 445 2743
Tues and Thurs 9am, Sunday 8.30am. Meet outside Caroline Sill’s shop. Walk for 1hr and then go for coffee. Age range 60-80yrs+
East Coast Bays Walkers,
Browns Bay
Pam Mattson (09) 302 4882 or
021 268 4154
Tuesday & Friday every week. Meet in Glen Rd most days. Different routes planned by members. Also available: social activities, like bus trips and weekends away.
Mairangi  Walking Network,
Mairangi Bay
Paula Cole (09) 444 6435
Every day except Thursday. 9am start except on Saturdays (8.30am start). 1hr duration.
North Shore Diabetes  Support Group Dave or Penny
Sue Pearson

(09) 476 7447

(09) 449 2221

Every 2nd Sunday afternoon.
Northcote  Walking Group Bernie (09) 410 5700
Alternate tuesdays. 9.30-10am start. Walks aroudn the North Shore area. Car pooling to different routes availble. Walks are planned half yearly.
Torbay Walkers,
Lorna Stewart (09) 473 8731
Wednesdays 4-5pm. Meet at Torbay Bus Stop.
Walkers and Talkers,
Campbells Bay
Brenda Gray
Dorothy Ensor

(09) 410 4019

(09) 47 86702

Wednesday mornings at 9.30am for ~1hr. Usually around Campbell’s Bay area. Program is sent out to participants every few months. Coffee afterwards.
Womens  Outdoor Pursuits  Inc Anne Lindsay (09) 480 5424 Runs introductory courses quarterly. Tues & Thurs 9.30am start, Sunday 10am start. Voluntary organisation, with Mountain safety leaders. For more info visit website: www.wops.co.nz
60’s up Movement, Torbay and Browns Bay

Jan Elliot

Josette Westcott (President)

(09) 473 3811
j.eckurit@outlook.com(09) 479 8159
Walks every Wednesday at 9.30am for 60s up movement members only. Additionally, once a month is gold card day, where they take trip to somewhere new for their walk.
Ariki Walkers, Snells Beach Ivan Melville (09) 425 4999
1st and 3rd Monday of the month. Short walk on the 1st Monday, longer walk on the 3rd Monday.
Monday Walkers, Snells Beach Lyne Melville (09) 425 4999
Meet opp library 9am Monday. 1hr walk and then coffee.
Helensville Walkers, Helensville Janet Heron (09) 420 8773 Tues 8.30am. Meet Comercial Road
Hibiscus Coast Y’s Walkers Kevin Tiller (09) 426 6461 Sunday mornings, and Wednesday mornings and afternoons.
Leisure Walkers Pam Jordan 021 1366 129 Every Thursday morning 9.15am, 6 month program, can be emailed or pick one up from the leisure centre. 50yrs+

Albany Mall Walking Group

Walking Group

** This programme is currently not active

You are invited to attend the Albany Mall Walking group. Come and join us! It’s the perfect start of a journey towards a happier, healthier lifestyle!


If you wish to bring a friend who is not already on Green Prescription, bring them along and we can sign them up for free. 

There will be an option of two routes:

  • Indoor route – shorter, lower intensity
  • Outdoor route – (weather permitting) longer, slightly higher intensity

Whether you’re an experienced walker or you’re just getting in to it, come along and try it out!

S.T.E.P. Albany – Scavenger Hunt, Albany Mall

** This programme is currently not active
Congratulations to all the participants that completed the STEP Albany Scavenger Hunt!
We hope you found it fun.
Also, a big thank you to Shoe Clinic in Westfield Albany for assisting in one of the challenge stops.
Here are some happy snaps from the activity…
STEP Scavenger Hunt

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