Haqii

Recently returned to tramping after about 12 years off. Spent many days in the Waitakeres. Now focusing on the Kaimais, Coromandels, Tararuas and other North Island Ranges. Grew up in the Tararua area and spent many weekends in the hills.

Stream on track to Leitchs Clearing Hut Zeke's Hut Track through to Leitch's Clearing Hut Hotel Pinnacles Hurunui Hut, Kaimai - Mamaku Forest Park Powell Hut (Pre 2000) View East from Te Matawai Hut Te Matawai Hut Te Matawai Hut Waiopehu Hut View From Waiopehu Hut Kauritatahi Hut with new deck
South Ohau Hut

South Ohau Hut

A new hut opened in October 2008 replaces an older hut that now forms the base for the woodshed. The old hut was getting well undercut by the South Ohau River, and it was only a matter of time before ...   More ▶︎
Powell Hut [Replaced]

Powell Hut [Replaced]

One of the first huts to come complete with wardens' quarters. A popular hut with gas cookers and fly away long drops. This version of Powell Hut burned down 17 May 1999 and was replaced January 2000.   More ▶︎

Waiopehu Hut 1940s - 2002 [Replaced]

The second Waiopehu Hut, built just after WWII to replace a hut lost in 1936 storm. Replaced in 2002. Up until the early 80s, the hut boasted a dirt floor and platform bunk that held about 10. The hut tended to ...   More ▶︎
Renata Hut

Renata Hut

An older club hut, last of a kind. Opened in 1956. Unfortunately close to a road end, so popular with people wanting somewhere to drink. Sleeps roughly 6 - 10 on a platform. Though it has been known to sleep up to ...   More ▶︎
Penn Creek Hut

Penn Creek Hut

A standard NZFS hut from the Seventies, has had some recent work done on it. Add in Field Hut and you can get an interesting loop track that is not frequently used. Can confirm DOC has had a potbelly stove fitted ...   More ▶︎
Rangiwahia Hut

Rangiwahia Hut

A tidy popular hut. Great views. Good camping on the tops about 40 minutes further along track.   More ▶︎
Wairoa Shelter

Wairoa Shelter

A basic three walled shelter. Would be ok if caught in bad weather, or for a night start. Has a picnic table. It has a good fire place in the clearing. Plenty of wood about. A new longdrop has just be ...   More ▶︎
Puketutu Track

Puketutu Track

This track connects the Old and New North - South Tracks in the Kaimai - Mamaku Forest Park. The track is not a DOC track and partly runs onto private land, though there appears to be no restriction to access. ...   More ▶︎
Puketutu Hut

Puketutu Hut

One of the old North - South Track Huts. This is a great little hut sitting on the top of the main Kaimai Range. The hut has 2 good bunks and 2 good mattresses, along with a third, not so ...   More ▶︎
Mangakino Shelter, Kaimais

Mangakino Shelter, Kaimais

A roof only shelter on the Mangakino Track on the old North - South Kaimai Track. The area is about 60 metres from the stream that is also the sole water source. There is plenty of firewood, but only a ...   More ▶︎
Zeke's Hut

Zeke's Hut

A small 4 bunk hut in the Hihitahi Reserve. The hut is located about 200 metres along from old hut site. The hut was put in August 2007. The hut has a small classic DOC wood Burner, stainless steel bench ...   More ▶︎
Mangahao Flats Hut

Mangahao Flats Hut

A huge modern hut put in between (now removed) Harris Creek Hut and (now removed) Avalanche Flats Hut. Approximately five to seven hours from Mangahao Dam. The hut has inside water and sink, classic DOC wood burner, table and sitting. ...   More ▶︎
Haqii
Member since 8 June 20088 June 2008
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