Waiheke and Walking By Nature in the Guardian

Waiheke and Walking By Nature in the Guardian

There are so many reasons to visit the Auckland region that it's easy to design a holiday tailored to your unique tastes and passions. And now, there's even a quiz to help you decide what to see and do. Published in the Australian edition of the Guardian, the quiz is...

Predator Free Waiheke gets underway

Predator Free Waiheke gets underway

It's great to see the article in our local paper about the start of the Predator Free Waiheke project. (Gulf News, 24 Nov 2016, p 20 - not currently available online) The Hauraki Gulf Conservation Trust, DOC and Auckland Council, together with Predator Free NZ, whose...

Getting kids hooked on nature

Getting kids hooked on nature

Environmental writer Emma Marris, in a recent TED Talk, spoke of the need to get children interested in nature so that they will appreciate and value it. While adults can enjoy walking for hours in a secluded forest, your average child needs a different sort of...

New guides help you connect with nature

New guides help you connect with nature

We are pleased to announce we have three new guides in our team for the summer season at Walking By Nature. Kim Wesney has lived on Waiheke for over 20 years and loves exploring the wide range of natural environments that exist on the island. She has a great interest...