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 @
Kaipatiki Walking Group– ALL WELCOME. Every Tuesday morning from 10am. 45mins-1hour easy walk. Different locations every week in the Birkenhead – Beach Haven areas.
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.
Organised Walking Groups
|Group||Contact Person||Contact Details||Details|
|Aberdeen Road Walkers,
|Patsy Hulse||(09) 410 9353||4 –
|Bush Walk and Talk||Kapatiki project *See details||(09) 482 1172
|North Shore Tramping Club||Katy Johns
|See website – www.nstc.org.nz|
|Pat & Jim McKay||(09) 445 2743
|Tues and Thurs
|East Coast Bays Walkers,
|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,
|Paula Cole||(09) 444 6435
|Every day except Thursday.
|North Shore Diabetes Support Group||Dave or Penny
(09) 476 7447
(09) 449 2221
|Every 2nd Sunday afternoon.|
|Northcote Walking Group||Bernie||(09) 410 5700
|Lorna Stewart||(09) 473 8731
|Wednesdays 4-5pm. Meet at Torbay Bus Stop.|
|Walkers and Talkers,
(09) 410 4019
(09) 47 86702
|Wednesday mornings at 9.30am for ~1hr. Usually around Campbell’s Bay area.
|Womens Outdoor Pursuits Inc||Anne Lindsay||(09) 480 5424||Runs introductory courses quarterly. Tues & Thurs 9.30am start, Sunday
|60’s up Movement, Torbay and Browns Bay||
Josette Westcott (President)
|(09) 473 3811
firstname.lastname@example.org(09) 479 8159
|Walks every Wednesday at 9.30am for
|Ariki Walkers, Snells Beach||Ivan Melville||(09) 425 4999
|1st and 3rd Monday of the month.
|Monday Walkers, Snells Beach||Lyne Melville||(09) 425 4999
|Helensville Walkers, Helensville||Janet Heron||(09) 420 8773||Tues 8.30am. Meet
|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,
Albany Mall 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!
FRIENDS ARE WELCOME!
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
S.T.E.P. Albany – Scavenger Hunt, Albany Mall
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