Annual Wharf to Wharf Marathon

12th October 2013 The Great Barrier Island Wharf to Wharf is a unique event ideal for serious athletes as well as for families.  The course begins at Port FitzRoy wharf and finishes at Tryphena wharf. Participants will experience rugged native bush, kauri, nikau, manuka, fern and some of the most unspoilt native forest left in New Zealand. Reaching the heights there are expansive views over white sandy beaches and across the ocean to an undisturbed horizon as well as green […]

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Stray Possum Lodge – Headquarters for Papakura Fishing Club

15 years of annual fishing trips and the Papakura Club always come back to Stray Possum Lodge for great accommodation, a few beers on the deck and a chat about the one that got away. If you’re looking for a great place to go fishing, Great Barrier Island has always been a popular spot with a wide variety of fish stock such as Snapper, Tuna, Shark, Hapuku, Kingfish and Kahawai. We really enjoy having the Papakura Club stay with us every […]

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