Walking New Zealand Monthly Photo Contest winners
Above left: Photo is taken of John McDonald who walked to Downer’s Rock on a peak behind Motu. From here and many other peaks in the area extensive views can be had including down to Poverty Bay on a clear day. Photo by Dorothy Mutton, Te Puke.
Left below: One of the ladders on the steep climb from the Pinnacles Hut to The Pinnacles (759 metres) in the Kauaeranga Valley, Coromandel Peninsula. Photo by Claire Woodhall, Havelock North.
Above: Derek & Helen Teague enjoying clear and un-obstructed views from the top of Karangahake Mountain overlooking the gorge below. To views of Firth of Thames, Mayor Island & Mt Ruapehu. Photo by Derek Teague, Cambridge. Above right: Start of Section 5 of the Edmund Hilary Track from Piha in the Waitakere Ranges. Photo by Denice Hawker, Cherrywood, Tauranga. Right: In the photo is my husband Bruce enjoying a lovely day’s walk at Boulder Bay. In this bay and the adjacent coastline lies remnants of 13 vessels. This place is known today as Rangitoto Island ships graveyard. Photo by Jo Alexander, Henderson, Auckland.