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Paua hut

Paua Hut

Paua Hut

Hut in the Orongorongo Valley, Rimutaka Forest Park, maintained by the Wellington Tramping and Mountaineering Club. The Paua Tramping Club ...   More ▶︎
Boar Inn

Boar Inn

Boar Inn hut. taken May 2016.   More ▶︎
Boar Inn

Boar Inn

Locked sole-occupancy hut on the Orongorongo Track.   More ▶︎

Raukawa Lodge, Rimutakas.

An well graded and easy 2 hour hike into the Orongorongo Valley suitable for kids.   More ▶︎
Raukawa Lodge

Raukawa Lodge

Locked sole-occupancy hut on the Orongorongo River. The hut has a gas cooker, utensils, pots, pans, crockery, flush toilet, and ...   More ▶︎
Oaks Hut

Oaks Hut

Oaks Hut 2nd July 2009   More ▶︎
Oaks Hut

Oaks Hut

A "bush cabin" - book at the ranger's station at the entrance to the park. Ford the river straight over ...   More ▶︎
Jans hut, back view

Jans hut, back view

Jans hut, back view. taken May 2016   More ▶︎
Jans hut

Jans hut

Jans hut. taken May 2016   More ▶︎
Jans Hut

Jans Hut

Locked sole-occupancy hut on the Orongorongo River. The hut has a gas cooker, utensils, pots, pans, crockery, flush toilet, and ...   More ▶︎
Bains hut july 09

Bains hut july 09

built 1943 hutt valley tramping club soon to be removed   More ▶︎
new shamrock hut

new shamrock hut

replacement for shamrock hut orongorongo valley quite a lot higher than the existing hut wouldnt want to go to the ...   More ▶︎
Turere Lodge

Turere Lodge

Turere Lodge hut. taken May 2016   More ▶︎
Turere Lodge

Turere Lodge

Locked hut on the Orongorongo River. The hut has 4 sole-occupancy bunk rooms which must be booked. Each bunk room ...   More ▶︎
South Saddle Rimutaka Ranges

South Saddle Rimutaka Ranges

Looking south from the South Saddle below Mt Matthews.   More ▶︎
Palliser Bay

Palliser Bay

Looking east from the South Saddle down the valley to Palliser Bay on the way to Mt Matthews. Mukamuka stream ...   More ▶︎

Graces Stream Campsite

This Catchpool Valley campsite is a short walk in, leaving the crowds and caravans behind, but still handy to the ...   More ▶︎
Haurangi Hut

Haurangi Hut

The hut is well kitted out with cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery. There is also a sink with running water, ...   More ▶︎
Haurangi Hut

Haurangi Hut

The hut has a good sized table and adequate seating for all staying there.   More ▶︎
Haurangi Hut view from outside

Haurangi Hut view from outside

A view of the new Haurangi Hut, looking up from the site of the original hut   More ▶︎
Graces Stream, Catchpool Valley

Graces Stream, Catchpool Valley

A walk-in campsite is about 1km up this stream.   More ▶︎
Rimutaka Range

Rimutaka Range

Mt Mathews looking down onto Orongorongo river. July 2009   More ▶︎
Rimutaka Range

Rimutaka Range

Mt Mathews looking down onto Orongorongo river. July 2009   More ▶︎
Tawa forest

Tawa forest

Nga Taonga Nature Walk in the Catchpool Valley.   More ▶︎
Haurangi Hut

Haurangi Hut

Locked sole-occupancy hut on the Orongorongo River. The hut has a gas cooker, utensils, pots, pans, crockery. Lighting, toilet paper, matches ...   More ▶︎
Mt Mathews, Mukamuka stream below

Mt Mathews, Mukamuka stream below

2nd July 2009. Mt Mathews on the saddle looking down onto the Mukamuka stream   More ▶︎
Catchpool Valley Campsite

Catchpool Valley Campsite

Extensive drive-in campsite in the Catchpool Valley: a hub for short walks and overnight trips into the Orongorongo Valley. The campsite ...   More ▶︎
Rimutaka Forest Park

Rimutaka Forest Park

A small block of forest close to Wellington, and abutting Tararua Forest Park. A popular spot for picnics, day walks ...   More ▶︎
Mt Matthews

Mt Matthews

A long ridge walk to a fine river valley allowing access to the highest mountain close to Wellington city.   More ▶︎
Route Guide: Mt Matthews

Route Guide: Mt Matthews

Mount Matthews is the closest big peak (941 metres) to Wellington City.   More ▶︎
The new Papatahi Hut

The new Papatahi Hut

A 'bush cabin' - read bookings-only, single occupancy hut - in the Rimutaka Range. A brief climb out of the ...   More ▶︎
Orongorongo River valley looking north

Orongorongo River valley looking north

September 2009   More ▶︎
Papatahi (Shamrock) Hut

Papatahi (Shamrock) Hut

Locked sole-occupancy hut, formerly known as Shamrock hut. Located on the Orongorongo River.   More ▶︎
East Harbour Regional Park

East Harbour Regional Park

Forest and wetlands on the eastern side of Wellington Harbour.   More ▶︎
Butterfly Creek

Butterfly Creek

The pretty pool by the picnic area on Butterfly Creek.   More ▶︎
Butterfly Creek

Butterfly Creek

An easy forest walk to a picnic area on the eastern side of Wellington Harbour.   More ▶︎
Walking the length of NZ's main divide

Walking the length of NZ's main divide

A guide to / summary of my progress on one possible route from East Cape to West Cape, the length ...   More ▶︎
Lake Ferry from Papatahi Crossing

Lake Ferry from Papatahi Crossing

Dubious weather allows a spectacular glimpse down the Wairarapa Coast over Lake Ferry. Feb 2012.   More ▶︎
Lake Kohangapiripiri

Lake Kohangapiripiri

A hidden Wellington jewel. About an hours walk south of Eastbourne past Burdans gate. Well worth the effort. Be warned....it's ...   More ▶︎
Wharepapa Hut

Wharepapa Hut

Wharepapa Hut - a large 5-bunk (8 mattresses) hut 6km from the Wairarapa roadend in the Rimutakas. River water, open ...   More ▶︎
Wharepapa Hut

Wharepapa Hut

Pleasant 5-bunker (8 matresses) on the Papatahi crossing, or an easy-moderate about 1.5-3 hours walk in from the Western Lake ...   More ▶︎
Wharapapa hut

Wharapapa hut

papatahi crossing rimutaka ranges   More ▶︎

Orongorongo River

Orongorongo River heading north 2nd July 2009. Morning cloud.   More ▶︎