Te Ara Tūhura: The Hillary Trail Gets an Upgrade

Part 1. Huia to Whatipū via Ōmanawanui, in the wonderful coastal wilderness west of Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand

First published on a-maverick.com, December 24, 2021

IN 2020, I put up a blog post called Auckland’s Western Wilds. In that post, I talked about the amazing forested wilderness to the west of the city of Auckland and the Hillary Trail that ran through it, and how the Hillary Trail was one of Auckland’s “best kept secrets.”…




A Maverick Traveller presents the collected posts of the travel author and blogger Mary Jane Walker, of a-maverick dot com

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Mary Jane Walker

Mary Jane Walker

A Maverick Traveller: Kiwi adventurer, author of twelve books of travel stories, a blog, and a website (a-maverick.com).

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