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A Waioeka - Urewera crossing: Redpaths Road to SH38

A Whirinaki crossing

The route of my traverse of the Whirinaki Conservation Area following approximately the main divide - or at least the ...   More ▶︎

A Waioeka - Urewera Tarverse

A trip shadowing the main divide through the Waioeka Conservation Area and Urewera National Park. See related track for a route ...   More ▶︎
Mangatoatoa Hut

Mangatoatoa Hut

A pleasant well maintained hut in a clearing high up on the Tauranga River. On the track from Makomako which ...   More ▶︎
Mangatoatoa Hut

Mangatoatoa Hut

Mangatoatoa hut. Picture taken 6-Feb-2010.   More ▶︎
Five Day Trip in the Ureweras

Five Day Trip in the Ureweras

A GPX file of a 5 day loop walk in the Ureweras   More ▶︎
View SE from Te Rangaakapua

View SE from Te Rangaakapua

View SE from Te Rangaakapua hut, looking at point 1368 which is part of Maungapohatu. taken Feb 2010   More ▶︎
Inside Te Rangaakapu Hut

Inside Te Rangaakapu Hut

Three bunks, a large bench and a kent fire built into a little alcove. There is lots of firewood around ...   More ▶︎
A 5 day loop in the Ureweras

A 5 day loop in the Ureweras

Wet rocky streams, long hauls over bush ridges on overgrown tracks, not much in the way of open tops. It ...   More ▶︎
Te Rangaakapua Hut

Te Rangaakapua Hut

Just about as far as you can go in the Ureweras. I have heard this place described as one of ...   More ▶︎
Te Rangaakapu Hut

Te Rangaakapu Hut

A magnificent place to be, or is it the state you are in when you get there? A welcome site ...   More ▶︎
Tawa Hut

Tawa Hut

A view of Tawa Hut from up by the loo   More ▶︎
Tawa Hut

Tawa Hut

6 bunk hut beside the kahunui stream in the waioeka forest park. Visit as part of a 2 or 3 ...   More ▶︎
Tawa hut

Tawa hut

6 Bunk Standard hut beside the Kahunui Stream in the Ureweras. 2 - 4 hours from Moanui Rd end. Part ...   More ▶︎
Waioeka Conservation Area

Waioeka Conservation Area

Waioeka CA lies south of Opotiki, west of Waioeka gorge, and adjoining Te Uewera National Park.   More ▶︎
Koranga Forks Hut

Koranga Forks Hut

Koranga Forks Hut   More ▶︎
View from Koranga Forks Hut

View from Koranga Forks Hut

Taken from the edge of the water looking backup at the bridge across the Koranga stream.   More ▶︎

Urutawa Crossing: Motu Road to Waioeka Gorge

A north-east - south-west crossing of the Urutawa conservation area from Toatoa on the Motu Road to SH2 in the ...   More ▶︎
Makakoere Hut

Makakoere Hut

A fairly traditional Forest Service Hut. Someone had used up all the firewood so it was a cold damp arrival. ...   More ▶︎
Makakoere Hut

Makakoere Hut

Located about half way up the Makakoere Stream this hut could easily be missed and I have heard stories of ...   More ▶︎
Makomako Hut

Makomako Hut

Makomako Hut, Uruweras   More ▶︎
Makomako Hut

Makomako Hut

A surprisingly tidy hut at the intersection of Six Foot Track and the track to Mangatoatoa. Like most Uruwera huts, ...   More ▶︎

Kotepato Hut

Kotepato hut   More ▶︎

Nikau Flat Hut

Nikau Flat hut: a 6 bunk forestry-style hut in a grassy clearing beside the Wioweka River. This is a comfortable hut ...   More ▶︎
Navigating in the Bush

Navigating in the Bush

Trying to get where you're going in untracked bush full of windfalls from last years snow storm requires lots of ...   More ▶︎
Kahunui Hut

Kahunui Hut

nice restored bush hut. Hardly ever used   More ▶︎
Kahunui Hut

Kahunui Hut

Kahunui Hut   More ▶︎
Te Urewera

Te Urewera

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

Kanohirua Hut

Kanohirua Hut   More ▶︎
Blue ducks near Tataweka hut

Blue ducks near Tataweka hut

Blue ducks in Tataweka stream near Tataweka hut. taken Feb 2010   More ▶︎
Tataweka Hut

Tataweka Hut

This hut is about half way along the Tataweka Stream which is unfortunately buddleih filled drain. The hut has been restored ...   More ▶︎
Tataweka Hut

Tataweka Hut

According to the DOC pamphlet this hut has been restored back to it's original NZFS specifications and is recorded as ...   More ▶︎

Urutawa Crossing - Motu Rd to Waioeka Gorge

Urutawa Crossing - Motu Rd to Wioeka Gorge Via: Pakihi hut, Te Waiti Hut, Midway Hut, Tokenui Hut. Mainly on rough tracks ...   More ▶︎
Urutawa Conservation Area

Urutawa Conservation Area

Located 14km south of Opotiki off SH2. To the east of Waioeka gorge.   More ▶︎
upper anini campsite

upper anini campsite

bush camp, anini   More ▶︎
Waiawa Hut

Waiawa Hut

Waiawa hut   More ▶︎
Waiawa Hut

Waiawa Hut

accessible from Waikaremoana Rd, 2-3 hours   More ▶︎
Taurawharona Hut

Taurawharona Hut

Taurawharona Hut, Ureweras   More ▶︎
Taurawharona Hut

Taurawharona Hut

Situated in a football-pitch sized paddock above the Waikare River, Taurawharona is a typical Urewera hut. In reasonable condition, but ...   More ▶︎
Ruakituri Sump Gorge

Ruakituri Sump Gorge

Most of the upper ruakituri river disappears underground, leaving a trickle to vanish down a deep jagged limestone gorge.   More ▶︎
Pool in the Kopuapounamu Stream

Pool in the Kopuapounamu Stream

We camped next to this pretty pool in the Kopuapounamu stream, upper Ruakituri catchment.   More ▶︎
Peripatus

Peripatus

Found this cool peripatus in a rotten log in the Kopuapounamu basin, upper Ruakituri catchment, Ureweras.   More ▶︎
Blue Mushroom

Blue Mushroom

There are a few of these pretty blue fungi in the Ureweras. Man they taste good!   More ▶︎

Ruakituri Wilderness Area

Wilderness area located on the Huiarau Range in Te Urewera.   More ▶︎

Manuoha - Waikareiti Circut GPX

A GPX file of this trip   More ▶︎
Manuoha Hut

Manuoha Hut

A small basic hut more commonly frequented by hunters then trampers. Situated 5 minutes past the trig. It has 6 ...   More ▶︎
Manuoha - Waikareiti Circut

Manuoha - Waikareiti Circut

A three day circut in Urewera National Park. Mt Manuoha is the highest point in the Park and offers great ...   More ▶︎
manuoha hut in snow

manuoha hut in snow

A big chilly bin.   More ▶︎
goblin forest

goblin forest

mossy trees on mt manuoha, urewera NP.   More ▶︎
Manuoha Hut

Manuoha Hut

6 Berth hut 5 mins from summit of Manuoha the highest point in Te Urewera national park.   More ▶︎
manuoha winter

manuoha winter

Mt manuoha, urewera NP in winter   More ▶︎
Mossy Creek on Manuoha

Mossy Creek on Manuoha

Mossy creek on the ruakituri side of manuoha.   More ▶︎
Manuoha Ridge

Manuoha Ridge

Menno roaring up a deer from the ruakituri side of manuoha.   More ▶︎
View from Manuoha

View from Manuoha

Looking towards Lake Waikaremoana   More ▶︎
The summit of Manuoha

The summit of Manuoha

A trig and radio antenna mark the summit   More ▶︎
View from Manuoha

View from Manuoha

Looking towards Lake Waikareiti   More ▶︎
Tokenui Hut

Tokenui Hut

Tokenui hut. taken 23-Oct-2010   More ▶︎
Tokenui Hut

Tokenui Hut

Tokenui Hut   More ▶︎
Anini clearing fly camp

Anini clearing fly camp

Fly camp at the anini clearing, trout and venison for tea!   More ▶︎
Otane Hut

Otane Hut

Located in the Tawawharara Stream and could be an intermediate stop to break a long dat between Te Pua and ...   More ▶︎
Otane Hut

Otane Hut

Otane Hut. Photo taken 07-Feb-2010.   More ▶︎
They don't make track signs like this anymore

They don't make track signs like this anymore

Track sign near Te Pua hut. taken Feb 2010   More ▶︎
Wharekahiha

Wharekahiha

I like these tourist-unfriendly signs...hope the new Crown-Tuhoe treaty settlement doesn't change the charm of Te Urewera ...though sure would ...   More ▶︎
Inside Te Pua Hut

Inside Te Pua Hut

Easy chairs? you bet! Every hut should have them. And that little wood burner is the most efficient ever   More ▶︎
Te Pua Hut

Te Pua Hut

Situated in a large clearing next to the Tauranga River this is a great little hut, featuring a very efficient ...   More ▶︎
Te Pua Hut

Te Pua Hut

Sited in the centre of a large clearing beside the Tauranga River   More ▶︎

Whakatakaa Hut

Whakatakaa hut   More ▶︎

Savlon Hut

A small Hut in Uratawa   More ▶︎
Meat's Back on the Menu Boys!

Meat's Back on the Menu Boys!

...As the orcs would say! Venison for tea in the bush is always a great way to supplement the freeze-dri!   More ▶︎
manuoha track

manuoha track

goblin forest   More ▶︎
Manganuku Hut

Manganuku Hut

Access from Opototiki-Gisborne SH   More ▶︎
Manganuku Hut

Manganuku Hut

Manganuku hut   More ▶︎
Lake Waikaremoana Track

Lake Waikaremoana Track

"The Lake Track." Busy track in summer with swimming and fishing along the lake-side.   More ▶︎
Whopper Cave Weta

Whopper Cave Weta

This one was on a river bank, she got a fright and jumped into the water so we rescued her.   More ▶︎
Ruakituri River Crossing

Ruakituri River Crossing

The Upper Ruakituri meanders over tilted papa slabs, allowing wide, shallow but very slippery crossings.   More ▶︎
Great Walks Information

Great Walks Information

The DOC Great Walks are a set of premium tramping tracks throughout New Zealand.   More ▶︎
waikaremoana

waikaremoana

above panakiri bluff over looking the lake   More ▶︎
log jam, upper anini

log jam, upper anini

Nice wilderness area,   More ▶︎
Anini-Ruakituri Junction

Anini-Ruakituri Junction

This place is crawling with trout. Pity it's two big days walk from anywhere.   More ▶︎
Otapukawa Hut

Otapukawa Hut

Otapukawa hut   More ▶︎
Otantea Hut

Otantea Hut

A well cared for hut in a gem of a location beside the Waikere River, Urewera National PArk.   More ▶︎
Te Panaa Hut

Te Panaa Hut

Te Panaa hut   More ▶︎

A Whirinaki crossing - Waikaremoana Road Summit to Rangitaiki Tavern

Majestic podocarp forest - straight-turnked trees, reaching for the sky, bearded in epiphytes, the forest floor below covered in a ...   More ▶︎
Whanganui Hut

Whanganui Hut

Whanganui hut   More ▶︎
Whanganui Hut, Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk

Whanganui Hut, Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk

Whanganui Hut is one of the five huts on Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk. Located in a grassy flat and close ...   More ▶︎