1000 Acre Plateau

Kahurangi National Park

The route from The Matiri Road end up to the Plateau, Larrikins Hut and on to climb the Needle

Contains data sourced from Land Information New Zealand and Landcare Research under CC-By.
Latitudes and longitudes use the WGS84 datum.
Matiri to Larrikin
Elevation range 303m – 1,118m Total ascent 1,185m
Recorded distance 12.1km Total descent 437m
Points 366 Average grade 13%
Start -41.656059, 172.330281303m
End -41.559806, 172.3159011,052m
Latitudes and longitudes use the WGS84 datum.
The Needle
Elevation range 1,006m – 1,443m Total ascent 523m
Recorded distance 3.2km Total descent 323m
Points 102 Average grade 27%
Start -41.559690, 172.3154351,006m
End -41.553043, 172.3123501,207m
Latitudes and longitudes use the WGS84 datum.
To Matiri Hut
Elevation range 228m – 388m Total ascent 265m
Recorded distance 6.9km Total descent 119m
Points 183 Average grade 6%
Start -41.705290, 172.330458228m
End -41.655990, 172.330342373m


Latitudes and longitudes use the WGS84 datum.
Cairn, 21-MAR-11 9:16:02AM -41.553078 172.312358
Lake Matiri Hu, Lake Matiri Hut -41.656251 172.330084
Larrikins Cree, Larrikins Creek Hut -41.559691 172.316179
Matiri West Ba, Matiri West Bank Rd -41.705445 172.330716
Poor Pete's Hu, Poor Pete's Hut -41.613808 172.322273
View, 20-MAR-11 9:43:56AM -41.643005 172.330523



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