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Kev the Wandering Kiwi back for 2014 walks

Kev the Wandering Kiwi is back for 2014 and looking to join families in exploring our regional parks.

There are four, free four guided walks with Kev, which are suitable for people of all ages and fitness. This year the Councils have expanded the walks to include fun activities, which will range from tug-o-war and sack races, to a scavenger hunt and BBQ.

All walks starts at 10.30am every Thursday in January and take about one and a half hours to complete.

Each child will receive a certificate for participating in the walk and there will be spot prizes and giveaways at each event.

Join Kev for the first walk this Thursday. Our walk at Harcourt Park in Upper Hutt is accessible and on reasonably flat terrain so those with mobility vehicles are encouraged to come along.

This walk is also part of Sport Wellington’s ‘Buggy Walk’ programme so bring the buggies, the kids and the grandparents! Participants can enjoy a free coffee courtesy of Caffe L’affare after every walk.

Thursday 9 January
Kev the Kiwi at the Park
Harcourt Park, Upper Hutt. This walk is also a Sport Wellington Buggy walk.

Thursday 16 January
Kev the Kiwi’s Scavenger Hunt
Belmont Regional Park, Oakleigh Street entrance.

Thursday 23 January
Kev the Kiwi Does Camp Games
Kaitoke Regional Park, at the campground.

Thursday 30 January
Kev the Kiwi’s Back to School Party
Wainuiomata Recreation Area, end of Whitcher Grove, Wainuiomata. This is also a Walk it Out event.

For park locations and further information visit www.gw.govt.nz/events

Kev the Wandering Kiwi is a partnership between Hutt City Council, Upper Hutt City Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council.

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