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Beagle Walk – Sun 20th June – Botanic Gardens, Manurewa

Location: Botanic Gardens, Manurewa
Date: Sunday 20th June 2021
Time: 9.45am for a 10am start
Meeting Place: Off Charles Prevost Drive
(opposite number 61)
Directions: Click here to view the location on Google Maps
Parking: On Charles Prevost Drive or a carpark

Meeting Place: Park your car on Charles Prevost Drive (opposite number 61 or thereabouts) and look out for the Auckland Beagle Club flag. There is a carpark nearby but that is often full. There are toilets close by.

Route: Dogs are permitted in the Botanic gardens but must be on leash. There is an off leash area at the northern end near the Totara Park  end. These gardens are a lush and magnificent place to visit. There is even a children’s garden and a play area. There are mostly concrete paths suitable for most ages and mobility. A few dirt paths and slight inclines. May require boots in very wet weather but running shoes mostly ok. There is a café and visitors center. Very scenic walk with lots of themed gardens and home to more than 10,000 plants from around the world. More relaxed than most botanic gardens.

Directions: About 35-40 mins from the CBD. Travelling south on the Southern Motorway (SH1) exit at the Manurewa /Hill road exit (exit 451). Turn left onto Hill Road and the main entrance is the first driveway on the left. Charles Prevost Drive is off Hill Road.

Walk Time: Approximately 60 minutes.

On leash/Off leash: See above. Most of the walk is on lead but there is an off leash area.Please contact Ray Linton Brown on 021618465 if you have any queries.

Cup of Tea anyone? Can I please encourage you all to stay and socialize after the walk? The club will be providing free morning tea for members. Non-members welcome to join, koha donation.

Remember: It is advisable not to leave any valuables in vehicles, and to wear appropriate clothing and footwear for poor weather conditions and off road walking. Don’t forget to take water and poo bags for your dogs.

Rain, hail or shine our Beagle walks go ahead On the day!

Non members are welcome to attend up to three of our beagle walks, after that, we would love for you to become a member. Membership fee is $20 per year and includes benefits such as snacks and drinks after some of the walks, and a regular newsletter.

Please always bring doggy doo bags and leads.

Contact Ray on 021 618 465 for any additional information or questions regarding the walk.

Please turn up in plenty of time on the day so that walks can start promptly.

Annual General Meeting + Beagle Walk – Botanic Gardens – Sat 7th Nov 2015

Location: Auckland Botanic Gardens, Manurewa
Date: Saturday 7th November 2015
Time: Walk: 10am

AGM: 12 noon to 3pm

Meeting Place: Botanic Gardens car park

Auckland Botanic Gardens

Route:

The Auckland Botanic Gardens is situated right next to the Southern Motorway, on Hill Road, Manurewa.

From Auckland travelling south on SH1

If travelling south on the Southern Motorway (SH1), exit the motorway at the Manurewa/Hill Road exit (the exit after the Manukau City exit). Turn left onto Hill Road and the main entrance to the Gardens is the first driveway on the left.

From South of the Gardens Travelling north on SH1

If travelling north on the Southern Motorway (towards Auckland on SH1), exit the motorway at the Takanini exit, then turn left onto Great South Road and drive towards Manurewa. Turn right at the lights into Alfriston Road (Z petrol station will be on your right hand side). Follow Alfriston Road then turn left at Claude Road and continue until it connects with Hill Road. Turn right onto Hill Road and drive past the traffic lights, the entrance to the Gardens is 100m further on, on the left.


AGM:

The Beagle Club AGM will be on the 7th November at the “Friends Building” meeting room at the Botanical Gardens from 12 noon to 3pm .

All members are welcome, and encouraged, to attend the Annual General Meeting.  Please advise if you are planning to attend so we can cater accordingly.

To those who wish to combine this AGM with a Beagle walk around the Gardens prior to the AGM meeting, please meet in the car park at 10am.

Please No Dogs are to attend the meeting!


Walk Time:

Approximately 1½ to 2 Hours

Walk details:

We will congregate in the far west end of the car park and will travel down the left hand side of the Gardens (motorway side) to the large off leash area near the Puhinui Stream. We will walk through a small section of the Puhinui Stream forest trail that leads into the bottom boundary of the Gardens. From here the walk will wind itself through multiple tracks of your choice up the right-hand side of the Gardens back to the car park.  Some sections of the walk through the forest trail are on-leash areas.

The AGM will be held in the “Friends Building” after the walk.


Please advise Terry Humphries (0212749145 or 5365847) or Karen Staniland (8109516) by 9am on the day or simply turn up on time on the day

Note: It is advisable not to leave any valuables in vehicles, and to wear appropriate clothing and footwear for poor weather conditions and off road walking. Remember to bring water and poo bags for your dogs.

Beagle walks go ahead on the day, rain or shine!

Beagle Walk – Botanic Gardens – Sat 1st Nov 2014

Location: Auckland Botanic Gardens, Manurewa
Date: Saturday 1st November 2014
Time: 10am
Meeting Place: Botanic Gardens car park

Auckland Botanic Gardens

Route:

The Auckland Botanic Gardens is situated right next to the Southern Motorway, on Hill Road, Manurewa.

From Auckland travelling south on SH1

If travelling south on the Southern Motorway (SH1), exit the motorway at the Manurewa/Hill Road exit (the exit after the Manukau City exit). Turn left onto Hill Road and the main entrance to the Gardens is the first driveway on the left.

From South of the Gardens Travelling north on SH1

If travelling north on the Southern Motorway (towards Auckland on SH1), exit the motorway at the Takanini exit, then turn left onto Great South Road and drive towards Manurewa. Turn right at the lights into Alfriston Road (Z petrol station will be on your right hand side). Follow Alfriston Road then turn left at Claude Road and continue until it connects with Hill Road. Turn right onto Hill Road and drive past the traffic lights, the entrance to the Gardens is 100m further on, on the left.

Walk Time:

Approximately 1½ to 2 Hours

Walk details:

We will congregate in the far west end of the car park and will travel down the left hand side of the Gardens (motorway side) to the large off leash area near the Puhinui Stream. We will walk through a small section of the Puhinui Stream forest trail that leads into the bottom boundary of the Gardens. From here the walk will wind itself through multiple tracks of your choice up the right-hand side of the Gardens back to the car park.  Some sections of the walk through the forest trail are on-leash areas.

There is a large café within the main information centre for those who wish to relax, eat & talk after the walk. They do a great brunch at Miko café and you can sit outside with your dogs.

Please advise Terry Humphries (0212749145 or 5365847) or Karen Staniland (8109516) by 9am on the day or simply turn up on time on the day

Note: It is advisable not to leave any valuables in vehicles, and to wear appropriate clothing and footwear for poor weather conditions and off road walking. Remember to bring water and poo bags for your dogs.

Beagle walks go ahead on the day, rain or shine!