ECHO Walking Festival

Educational Cemetery Walk

Everyone enjoyed this 2018 walk and learnt a lot about the 1918 flu epidemic and how it affected Waihi.

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Walker's Words 2016

...And our ever popular poet, Bob Mills, strikes again! Lynch Stream (Kauri to Coastline). Not what I expected, Showers sometimes all connected, ECHO walkers, Whanga Ramblers, 10am. Basil first and Justine last Herding venturers and fast, All swallowed by the...

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Walker's Words 2015

Please enjoy these walkers words from frequent participant Bob Mills. Thanks Bob!

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Walker's Words 2014

Thank you Bob for another great reflection of your experience of the Mayor Island walk.

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Walker's Words 2013

The festival brings people from all walks of life together. We are lucky enough to have an avid walker who joins us every year and who is also a great poet.

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A perspective on the ECHO Walking Festival

As I reach the crest of the ridge after a slow steady climb through native bush and turn to look out across at the vista of the Hauraki Plains and beyond, I feel a sense of achievement. I wonder to...

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Walker's Words 2012

Some poems from Bob Mills on various ECHO Walking Festival walks.

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