Wrap Up for 2013
Another memorable weekend is over. It was a weekend of laughter, conviviality and darn right pleasure for all associated with the event. One could say it was the best event in the fourteen years. Do we say that every year? Gordon Hosking opened the event this year mentioning that with the proliferation of Walking Festivals round the country Mangawhai is the longest running. We had 530 people doing 1200 walks.
Expectations were fulfilled and we have the eighty guides to thank for that.
The 530 people happily scrubbed their boots and stamped on the disinfectant laden pads to help control kauri die-back. Clean in – clean out, so boots were sprayed exiting the bush.
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