The Nelson Tasman region is full of great places and hidden treasures. With summer on its way it’s a great time to get out and enjoy your favourite places, or discover some new ones. DOC has organised a few events to help make it easy.
The Nelson Tasman region is full of great
places and hidden treasures. With summer
on its way it’s a great time to get out and enjoy your favourite places, or
discover some new ones. DOC has
organised a few events to help make it easy.
An open day at the Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park from 12 noon to 5pm on
Saturday 1 November gives people the chance to try out mountain biking, or pick
up some tips and techniques from experienced riders.
The public can follow the park map and ride independently, or make a
booking to join a free one-hour guided trip lead by an experienced rider. There
are tracks for beginner, intermediate and advanced riders. A qualified technician will be providing free
Mountain Bike Park open day
Road, Kaiteriteri, from 12 noon, Saturday 1 November.
date Saturday 8 November. Gold coin donation.
join a guided group – Sean Magee 03 546 3141.
hire: Coppins Cycles, Motueka 03 528 7296; Kimi Ora Eco Resort, Kaiteriteri 03
527 8027; or Helibike Nelson 027 682 6357
On Sunday 9 November there will be a fun afternoon tramp with DOC and
Project Janszoon staff through the Canaan Downs area of Abel Tasman National
Park to Wainui Hut. This is a safe and
easy way to take kids tramping. Bookings
your kids tramping
Sunday 9 November 2-5pm
The event is free, meet at the Harwoods Hole
car park at 1.45pm.
are limited – register with Rebecca before 5.00pm Friday 7 November
03 528 2120, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Greg Napp, ph 03 525 8378
Another way to discover the world where you live is to take part in the
Discovery Treasure Hunt. With 5 different versions,
there is a treasure hunt to suit everyone whether they prefer to explore online
or in the mountains. Entry forms are available on the Conservation Week website
and at the DOC Visitor Information Centre in Miller’s
Pick one or more of the following:
surf the net for local
trek your town centre for
interesting spots (Nelson or Motueka)
travel the district to
discover cool places
explore the outdoors for
These need to be submitted by 5pm Monday 10 November to be in the draw to win great prizes.
24 October – 10
Entry forms from Conservation Week website and Nelson DOC Visitor Centre
Kath Inwood, ph 03 546 3151
Conservation Week website: www.conservationweek.org.nz
Article type: Meetings and events
Start date: October 24, 2014
Start time: 08:00 AM
End Date: November 10, 2014
End Time: 05:00 PM
Contact Name: Kath Inwood
Contact Phone: 03 546 3151
Contact Email: email@example.com