Mangatoatoa Hut

Te Urewera

A pleasant well maintained hut in a clearing high up on the Tauranga River. On the track from Makomako which intersects the Te Rangaakapua to Te Pua 1km NE of the hut. You can also visit off the Te Rangaakapua to Te Pua track by making a detour off and descend 100m to get to the hut.

The hut is situated above a junction between the Mangatoatoa (tributary of the Tauranga) and a side stream.

Mangatoatoa Hut • By iangeorge. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Standard Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 8
8
Facilities
Toilet, Enclosed wood/coal burner
Water supply
Tap or tank water
Getting there
Getting there
Just off the Te Pua - Te Rangaakapua Track.

Makomako Hut: 4km, good cut track, 1.5-3hrs.

Te Rangaakapua Biv: 4km, 1.5-3hrs. 1km to track junction, then good going up ridge, but track not well maintained - markers sparse in places.

Te Pua Hut: 9km. 1km climb to track junction on ridge, then track down ridge to Mangatoatoa Stream & further on, the Tauranga River.

Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
580m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BG40
Map
ID 4012

About this hut

Added 18 May 2009 by pmckepmcke. 3 revisions, most recently 4 July 2014 by reidpaulnzreidpaulnz.
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