Wed­nes­day Walk­ers

Taupo & Turangi Weekender - - News -

Wed­nes­day walk­ers last week as­sem­bled next to the ven­er­a­ble 1950s vin­tage geo­ther­mal elec­tric­ity gen­er­a­tion fa­cil­ity at Waira¯kei. With the sun peep­ing through the scat­tered cloud and ini­tially tol­er­at­ing a brisk cross­wind, the group trekked along the shared path lead­ing to the Ara­ti­a­tia (mean­ing “Stair­way of Tia”) Dam with sev­eral cy­clists in op­po­si­tion. This is a near­level shared track, lat­terly shel­tered from the pre­vail­ing wind with only tan­ta­lis­ing glimpses of the river when

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