Kōrero: Tramping

Whārangi 5. Tramping yarns

We invited people to send in stories about the bush, and received some good yarns about tramping. Here is a selection.

What's your story?

A leg up

A leg up

In the middle of the night, Angela Corrigan’s good deed took an odd turn.

A load off my mind

A load off my mind

On his first tramping trip at 17, John Irvine put his foot in it.

Bergesen’s hut

Bergesen’s hut

Unlike most bush huts, Les Bergesen’s was built as a hideout.

Tracks

Tracks

Mike Deavin’s poem reflects on the hard work that creates walking tracks.

Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Tramping - Tramping yarns', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/tramping/page-5 (accessed 24 October 2019)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Jul 2015