Historic huts

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Old Manson Hut (historic)

Old Manson Hut (historic)

A slab-built 1940s hut in the Kaweka Forest park. The historic Manson Hut has been restored to original condition, and is worth a visit. It feaures 4 sacking bunks, and open fire. Walls and framing are of locally sourced timber, ...   More ▶︎

Weka Burnet biv

2 person upright biv as opposed to the dogbox style at junction of Weka and Burnet Streams, not far from the Wilberforce River.   More ▶︎

Cains Camp Musterers' hut

Beech pole framed hut with dirt floor and open fireplace on Lazyman Plateau above the Esk.   More ▶︎
Waingaro Forks Hut

Waingaro Forks Hut

Historic hut located on the terrace where the Stanley and Waingaro Rivers meet on the Waingaro Pack Track. The hut dates from the 1930s. and has been recently restored.   More ▶︎
Riordans Hut

Riordans Hut

An historic hut located on the Lockett Range above the Takaka River. The hut was constructed in 1926 as a sheep mustering base hut by the Riordan brothers. It was abandoned in the 1950s, and gradually fell into disrepair. The ...   More ▶︎
Adams Flat Hut

Adams Flat Hut

A historic hut on the Fenian track, Kahurangi National Park   More ▶︎
7 Mile Hut

7 Mile Hut

This hut is on private land and both have been bought by someone who has improved access to 7 Mile Creek. Grotty old NZFS 6 bunker I think. Was gutted internally but now has had 2 bunks installed - possibly ...   More ▶︎

Tarn Hut, Lilburne Hill

4 bed hut built in 1960's by Bruce Hassal of the NZFS (Simon Hassal's father) on a sheltered spot lee to a small ridge on De Bourbles land. As part of the agreement, the NZFS constructed a 4WD track up ...   More ▶︎
Meikles Hut

Meikles Hut

Meikles hut is derelict, and a DOC sign warns, "Building unsafe. No Entry." The first Meikles Hut was an historic Depression era miners' hut. The remains of an old stamper battery which pre dates the Meikles Huts are beside/in the ...   More ▶︎
Moonlight and Roses Hut

Moonlight and Roses Hut

A well maintained hut between Timaru Creek and the Dingle Burn, built 1941. The hut is owned by Dingleburn Station but sits on the edge of Hawea Conservation Park. The hut is maintained by DOC and open to the public. ...   More ▶︎
Pool Hut

Pool Hut

Stucco (roughcast) and partially lined hut taken over by DoC as part of their stewardship of the St James Conservation Area. Unfortunately, they have removed the stove so no heating. Had renovations commenced in April, 2018 with installation of bunks, ...   More ▶︎
Te Totara Hut

Te Totara Hut

A split totara slab and iron hut built by Rex Forrester who also built Roger's Hut. Built 1952, this is the oldest hut in Te Urewera National Park. It has been re-clad, a verandah put on and painted orange.   More ▶︎
Historic Waihohonu Hut

Historic Waihohonu Hut

This original Waihohonu hut was constructed in 1904 and is now a historic building with no accommodation. You can stay at the nearby new (or even newer still) Waihohonu hut.   More ▶︎
Upper Oreti Hut

Upper Oreti Hut

A historic musterer's hut at the nth end of the Oreti valley in the Eyre Mountains. The hut has 6 bunks and an open fire. It's a large hut and despite it's 'historic' status is still well used and comfortable. A ...   More ▶︎
Sam Summers Hut

Sam Summers Hut

This hut was built in the 1930s by Bill Summers. He and his son Sam prospected here and lived in the hut for 10 years.   More ▶︎
Waikamaka Bivouac (derelict)

Waikamaka Bivouac (derelict)

Waikamaka biv is derelict and overgrown, but it is still standing. Just across the stream from Waikamaka Hut.   More ▶︎
Cecil Kings Hut

Cecil Kings Hut

This historic hut is only a couple of hundred metres from the newer and larger Kings Creek Hut on the Wangapeka Track. Cecil King was one of the Depression gold miners, and he built this hut in 1935 near his claim. ...   More ▶︎
Broome Hut

Broome Hut

This hut is in the main street of Ongaonga, at the DOC field centre. It used to be in Ruahine FP, near Big Hill station.   More ▶︎
Smiths Stream Hut

Smiths Stream Hut

On Smith Stream, Ruahine Forest Park. This is a good example of NZFS 4-bunk hut in original condition.   More ▶︎
Ministry of Works Historic Hut

Ministry of Works Historic Hut

Ministry of Works Historic Hut. Previously known as Mackay Downs Hut. Constructed in 1970 by the Ministry of Works for the survey of the Heaphy Road that was never built. The hut was built using the NZFS 6-bunk hut plan and ...   More ▶︎

Ayres Hut (Removed)

Restored 4 bunk hut one hour up Black Birch Stream, Mesopotamia, in Two Thumb Range. As of 2012, DOC reports this hut has been removed.   More ▶︎

Freeman Burn Hut

A hut at the head of North Arm, Lake Manapouri, accessible by boat. During the 1920s, Les Murrell ran the Doubtful Sound Track over Wilmot Pass. He planned to extend this into a circuit, with a boat journey to Gaer Arm, ...   More ▶︎
Lupton Hut

Lupton Hut

Only 10 minutes away from Blyth Hut, this is a private hut, owned by the Wanganui High School, but is unlocked so can be used as an over flow if the other is full.   More ▶︎
Meg Hut

Meg Hut

An old corrugated iron mustering hut next to the Roaring Meg, near Cardrona. This hut was constructed in 1926 to house six musterers. Stone remains of the previous hut are visible nearby. The hut has been re-lined and new bunks ...   More ▶︎
Jims Flat hut

Jims Flat hut

It looks new but it is an old hut that has been rebuilt and extended. Situated beside the Ahaura River at the end of a 4x4 road. It is quite popular with local hunters, fishermen & campers.   More ▶︎
Hamers Flat

Hamers Flat

Derelict hut from the days when gold miners walked & stock were driven from Canterbury through the Amuri Pass and down to the once thriving gold mining town of Ahaura. Pryce Hamer had a farm on the flat that bears ...   More ▶︎

North Opuha Hut

Ex-high country station hut in the head of the Orari River, built 1896. Recently acquired through land tenure review, and refurbished.   More ▶︎
Lake Emma hut

Lake Emma hut

An historic corrugated iron hut on the shoreline of Lake Emma. The hut is thought to date from the 1880s, and its purpose is unclear. The hut has a coal range, a tack room, and historic evidence of a vegetable ...   More ▶︎
Mid Styx Hut

Mid Styx Hut

4 person ex-NZFS hut with open fireplace on north facing terrace high above the Styx River. Renovated extensively and maintained by community agreement negotiated with DoC by Permolat individuals. See remote huts website (link below) for more information.   More ▶︎
McGregor biv

McGregor biv

2 to 3 person biv.When i visited it was unlined but had a new water tank.It has recently had a spruce up.Stunning views of the central Tararua's.   More ▶︎
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