Palmerston North- Branch Road Walkway walk

Palmerston North

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us on a Beautiful Day Walk.

Time: 1.5 hr one-way.

Distance: 6km.

Fitness level: medium.

What: Beautiful scenic Day walk.
The walkway follows the route of an abandoned country road that links the Pohangina Village with Ridge Road. From Ridge Road, the first 3km of this track descends through open farmland offering extensive views of the valley below and out over to the Ruahine Ranges. The track then crosses into lush green native bush with tree ferns, black beech and regenerating shrubs, before winding through pine plantations in the lower reaches, and finally exiting into Kuku Road in the Pohangina Village.


10.00am Meet at Blind Foundation Palmerston North Office (49 Walding Street).
Or 10.30am at the Ashhurst Roundabout (corner of Cambridge Ave and Mulgrave St)

Please bring: Comfortable walking shoes, water bottle, waterproof coat, leggings, woolen or polyprop jersey & long trousers, warm hat, packed lunch.

Please RSVP by 5 July to
Jo Hagele on 027 808 1405 or by emailing or Richard West  on 027 808 3752 or by emailing

If you wish to attend please also complete the Registration & Health Information Form.

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Blind Foundation Palmerston North
49 Walding Street
Palmerston North