Our Rambles for Himalayan Trust

$15,946 donated
Given by 120 generous donors in around 10 months

Tramping the entire length of New Zealand on the Te Araroa Trail to raise money for Himalayan Trust's Earthquake Rebuild Appeal



At the end of January we set off from Bluff, for our journey on foot to Cape Reinga. It's no walk in the park and will involve; traversing mountains, forests, cities & beaches, wading through river crossings, squelching through thick mud with our possessions on our backs, camping in a new spot every night, for days, weeks, and ultimately (5-6) months, before reaching our goal of covering the 3,000km's (around 1860miles) of the Te Araroa trail AKA 'The Long Pathway' to raise as much money as possible for Himalayan Trust's Earthquake Rebuild Appeal. All the money donated is going towards re-building classrooms, teachers quarters, student quarters and toilet blocks.

Carl & Adele's involvement (page creator)

Being in Nepal during the earthquake made leaving difficult. The feeling of needing to do more to help rebuild the country was so strong. And so, an idea of a fundraiser started forming.....

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Latest update

OVER $6,000 RAISED!!!  25 April 2016

WOW... We're over the moon. Over $6,000 has been raised through our fundraiser for Himalayan Trust. Thank you so much friends. You're generosity is over whelming.

Big hugs, Carl and Adele

Ps. We've reached the north island!!!

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Latest donations

Kay Burgess
Kay Burgess on 27 Aug 2016
What an amazing achievement, I have loved reading your blog and congratulations on your engagement! Kay (Becky's mum) & Dougie xxx
Jessie Malone
Jessie Malone on 26 Aug 2016
An unbelievable amount of inspiration from your journey. Hope for the human race and all round goodness feelings. The biggest congrats on your engagement too : ) x
Margie and Terry Cooper. Customers and friends of DJJewellery.
Margie and Terry Cooper. Customers and friends of DJJewellery. on 25 Aug 2016
Very well done to you both. What an amazing and fantastic achievement and congratulations on your engagement.
Joe Limb
Joe Limb on 25 Aug 2016
Great effort!
Countdown Supermarket Waiheke
Countdown Supermarket Waiheke on 25 Aug 2016
Thanks so so much to everyone who donated outside of Countdown Waiheke supermarket.

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Donations of over $5 are eligible for a New Zealand charitable giving tax credit.
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