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Banks Track News

Read Banks Track news with hints, tips and articles. Our Blog includes articles on what to pack, what you’ll see and what other’s say about Banks Track.

Talk the Walk Radio Interview

Talk the Walk - RNZ Interview about Banks Track. Jessie Mulligan on RNZ's Talk the Walk chats with Tricia Hewlett, one of our team, about Banks Track. She chats about how Banks Track came to be and the last 30 years of running Aotearoa/New Zealand's original private...

The Wildside

The Banks Peninsula Conservation Trust run the Wildside Project, a large scale collaboration of landowners, Christchurch City Council, Department of Conservation, Environment Canterbury, and BPCT for the protection of a variety of endemic, threatened, and iconic...

NZ Herald Travel Article 2020

Click on the links below to read the NZ Herald Article published in NZ Herald Travel on 15 Dec 2020. Page one: Page One Page Two: Page Two We are pleased you enjoyed your Banks Track Experience,  Maggie....

What to Pack for Banks Track

Know what to pack for your Banks Track experience. Many of us, even those with a simple lifestyle, use a multitude of items to get through each day, so when we go for an outdoor overnight adventure it can be difficult to know what we need to pack. On your Banks Track...

So much to see on Banks Track

Keep your eyes open... For the nature lovers among you, Banks Track is a great opportunity to get among the flora and fauna at your own pace. Guided walks are great until you are interested in something the rest of the group don’t find enthralling. That’s when a...

Welcome to our Blog

Our new Blog Feature... Over the next few months we will post blogs about Banks Track, the flora and fauna along the Banks Track, tips and hints on packing for hiking and even some general chitchat. Let’s begin by going into the past. Did you know that Banks Track...