GSNZ Taranaki branch field trip

Wairarapa region
GSNZ Branch event

A five or six day trip to the Wairarapa region taking in the National Core store at Featherston and Stonehenge Aotearoa, Carterton, as well as many interesting geological features along the way

Visit the National Core Store at Featherston, attend a Star Trek Laser Tour at Stonehenge near Carterton, explore sedimentary features at Castlepoint and climb to the lighthouse, examine sedimentary layers at Mataikona, look for fossils in the Hurupi Stream, walk into the Pinnacles, see the tractors at Ngawi, drive to Cape Palliser lighthouse, observe the evidence of major faulting on the Wairarapa fault and call in at the National Wildlife Centre at Pukaha (Mt Bruce.)

Final date for registering your interest is Tuesday, 31 January. 

Bookings required for the National Core Store and the Stonehenge Tour. 

Contact: for more information (eg accommodation options) and to register your interest

Colleen Field

Taranaki Geological Society Field Trip Coordinator

Tel: 06 751 0992  

Email: fieldcolleen@hotmail.com