Te Urewera

Te Urewera is a large tract of remote, heavily forested land, featuring the famous Lake Waikaremoana.

Duckville Hut • By pmcke. Licence: C.

Te Urewera is an independent legal entity managed under the terms of the Te Urewera Act which came into effect September 2014. The land is maintained by a board representing the interests of both Tūhoe and the Crown. Te Urewera is open to the public, with tracks and facilities maintained by the Department of Conservation. 

Makakoere Hut • By pmcke.

From July 1954 through to September 2014, Te Urewera was managed as a national park. National park status was rescinded as part of the Tūhoe claim settlement.

Area
2,127 square kilometres
Established
28 July 1954
Maps
NZTopo50-BG39
NZTopo50-BG40
NZTopo50-BF40
Map
ID 1434

About this place

Added 10 June 2006 by MatthewMatthew. 6 revisions, most recently 30 October 2014 by MatthewMatthew.
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