Slow Food, founded in 1986, is an international organization whose aim is to protect the pleasures of the table from the homogenization of modern fast food and life. Though a variety of initiatives it promotes gastronomic culture, develops taste education, conserves agricultural biodiversity and protects traditional foods at risk of extinction. It now boasts over 100,000 members in 153 countries.

Slow Food Auckland, formerly Slow Food Waitakere, is registered as a charitable entity. Registration Number: CC38263, please click here to read our Rules and Regulations

Sunday, March 4, 2012

A Slow Walk in Waitakere

Join Slow Food Waitakere for an easy walk in the Waitakere forest!

 Date: 24th March 2012 
Time: 1.45pm for a (2.00pm start) 

Meeting Point: Upper Nihotupu Dam Carpark - on the left hand side of the Piha Road. 
NB: Once you turn off the Scenic Drive into the Piha Road, it is approximately 1.9km 

Approximate Time Required for the Walk: The walk will take no longer than 2 hours including plenty of stops and time for a snack/drink at the half way point. 

Degree of Difficulty: Easy – suitable for children. A slight hill is the maximum. Also, we are returning the same way, so you can turn back at any time. 

What to Bring: 
- rain jacket (it’s been one of those “summers”) 
- sun hat (you never know your luck) 
- shoes suitable for walking (that you don’t mind getting dirty) 
- sun block 
- a drink 
- a snack 
- and a smile (most important of all) 

Laurel McAlpine 
Phone: 817 5859 

Please confirm by the evening of the 23rd 

I would like to know who is attending, so if the weather is a bit uncertain I can contact you if we need to change the plan. 
Do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions 


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