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Waitengaue Campsite

Waitengaue Hut site

Waitengaue Hut site

Who stole the hut? Not a great photo - but include it here so as to point out that this hut ...   More ▶︎
Tracks to Waitawheta Hut

Tracks to Waitawheta Hut

A GPX file of some of the popular routes to Waitawheta Hut.   More ▶︎

Franklin Road – Ananui Falls – Waitawheta hut loop

A good two day starter tramp through regenerating bush and young kauri stands. A waterfall some hill climbing and a ...   More ▶︎

Wairoa stream Waitawheta Hut Waitengaue Valley Kaimai Mamaku forest park

A two day loop track through some Historicly interesting country,regenerative Kauri groves with the odd really big tree to impress ...   More ▶︎
Trout from Waitawheta River

Trout from Waitawheta River

Rainbow trout caught Nov 2000 in big pool under the bridge just up from the site of the old Waitawheta ...   More ▶︎
Waitawheta Tramway

Waitawheta Tramway

This is any easy overnight tramp in the Kaimai ranges. It follows the path of an old logging tramway up ...   More ▶︎
Aranui Falls

Aranui Falls

View from the top of Aranui falls - 100m   More ▶︎
Aranui Falls

Aranui Falls

Scenic Aranui falls from the lookout (20mins from Woodland Rd and Waitengaue Junction)   More ▶︎
Turntable

Turntable

Remains of tram turntable at old mill and Hut Site.   More ▶︎
Old Bogie

Old Bogie

Old bogie with Kauri Log   More ▶︎
Tramway

Tramway

Well defined track following the old tramway   More ▶︎

Kaimai Traverse

Kaimai North-South track - 107km from Lower Kaimai through to Paeroa. Followed the new route up the Wharawhara valley instead ...   More ▶︎
Waiorongomai - Waipapa track - Waitawheta Hut

Waiorongomai - Waipapa track - Waitawheta Hut

A track to Waitawheta Hut which takes in the historic Waiorongomai valley and then takes the new Waipapa track which ...   More ▶︎
The Best Bunkrook at Waitawheta Hut

The Best Bunkrook at Waitawheta Hut

When a hut like Waitawheta Hut gets really crowded, like it is at most weekends, it is good idea to ...   More ▶︎
Waitawheta Hut from Lindemann Rd

Waitawheta Hut from Lindemann Rd

A steep climb initially but some interesting Kauri Dams along the way. This route does not cross any major streams ...   More ▶︎
Waitawheta Hut from Wharawahara Rd

Waitawheta Hut from Wharawahara Rd

An interesting walk up an old tram line and then over the ridge to the Waitawheta Valley. As the track ...   More ▶︎
Waitawheta Hut

Waitawheta Hut

A new hut located at a mill site in the Kaimai-Mamaku Forest park. There are a number of short walks ...   More ▶︎

Kaimai North-South (Karangahake to Thompsons Track)

The northern half of the Kaimai North-South track, and my first GPX file uploaded here.   More ▶︎
Waitawheta Bridge

Waitawheta Bridge

Bridge over Waitawheta Stream, near new hut.   More ▶︎
Waitawheta Hut

Waitawheta Hut

The newer, bigger version of Waitawheta Hut, built at the old mill site further up the picturesque Waitawheta valley.   More ▶︎
North South Track

North South Track

Traversing the length of the Kaimai Range from the Karangahake Gorge to the Mamaku Plateau, this track follows historic trails ...   More ▶︎
Te Aroha - Waitawheta Tramway Circuit

Te Aroha - Waitawheta Tramway Circuit

A varied loop through Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park, including both the highest point in the park and a section of ...   More ▶︎
Wairoa Shelter

Wairoa Shelter

A basic three walled shelter. Would be ok if caught in bad weather, or for a night start. No longer ...   More ▶︎
Wairoa Shelter

Wairoa Shelter

The tired but well used Wairoa Shelter. About two hours from Lindeman road.   More ▶︎
Kauri Dams

Kauri Dams

There are at least 3 sites close to the track in the head of the Wairoa Stream with relics of ...   More ▶︎

Someone Give That Man A Scout Badge!

Te Aroha Domain, Waitawheta, Katikati Trip Report   More ▶︎
Wairoa Shelter

Wairoa Shelter

Wairoa Shelter is on the edge of quite a nice clearing. It slopes a bit but there would be places ...   More ▶︎
Cashmore's Clearing

Cashmore's Clearing

After the devastation of logging in the last century, the bush at Cashmore's is regenerating nicely. We noticed young Rimu, ...   More ▶︎
Cashmore Track

Cashmore Track

Might drown, but you won't get lost.   More ▶︎
Waitewheta Hut

Waitewheta Hut

Sleeps about 30 Very new Destined to become the hub for tramping in the Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park   More ▶︎

Daly's Clearing Loop Track

A quick and easy weekend getaway. Leaves from Franklin Rd and loops around past Dalys Clearing Hut to join the ...   More ▶︎
From Pukekohatu looking South along the Kaimai Range

From Pukekohatu looking South along the Kaimai Range

The track follows the old North South Track for a short distance. The rest of the route south from here ...   More ▶︎
Daly's Clearing Hut

Daly's Clearing Hut

A 16 bunk standard DOC hut with 2 bunk rooms, kitchen area with indoor running water, and large deck. Outside ...   More ▶︎
paperwork

paperwork

Colin's turn   More ▶︎
First Hut Bagged

First Hut Bagged

Surprised I made it to a hut and as proud as punch, April 2008   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 ...   More ▶︎
Mangakino Shelter, Kaimais

Mangakino Shelter, Kaimais

A large shelter on the Mangakino Track about 3 hours South of Daley's Clearing and 3 hours from Te Aroha.   More ▶︎
Tunnel on the Piako County Tramway

Tunnel on the Piako County Tramway

It's a bit alarming arriving here because the track seems to end. But on closer inspection there is light at ...   More ▶︎
Hardy's Hut, Te Aroha

Hardy's Hut, Te Aroha

The ruins of Hardy's Hut - an old miner's hut (or should I say prospector, as nothing much of worth ...   More ▶︎
Butler's Incline

Butler's Incline

The restored headgear at the top of Butler's Incline   More ▶︎

ECHO Walking Festival

Programme of guided walks in the Waikato and Coromandel.   More ▶︎
Te Rereatukahia Hut

Te Rereatukahia Hut

A fairly standard hut showing its years, high up in the Kaimai Mamaku's. A fairly decent view to the southwest ...   More ▶︎
Mt Te Aroha

Mt Te Aroha

A GPX showing a couple of the routes on this mountain   More ▶︎
Mt Te Aroha Track

Mt Te Aroha Track

Mt Te Aroha track, last stages before summit.   More ▶︎
Mt Te Aroha Track

Mt Te Aroha Track

Mt Te Aroha track, last stages before summit.   More ▶︎
Mt Te Aroha Track

Mt Te Aroha Track

Track to top of Mt Te Aroha from Te Aroha Domain.   More ▶︎
Te Aroha Summit

Te Aroha Summit

We enjoyed this tramp found it step in places and then the track appeared to go on and on. was ...   More ▶︎
Mt Te Aroha in the snow

Mt Te Aroha in the snow

Every time that I have been on the summit of Mt Te Aroha it has been very cold, but this ...   More ▶︎
Kaimai-Mamaku Forest Park

Kaimai-Mamaku Forest Park

A narrow strip of land including the Kaimai Ranges and the Mamaku Plateau.   More ▶︎
Northeast Track from Te Aroha

Northeast Track from Te Aroha

The view east across Kaimai-Mamaku Forest Park from the summit of Te Aroha. The Mangakino catchment is to the left ...   More ▶︎
Te Aroha

Te Aroha

The TV mast and trip compete for attention atop Te Aroha (953m).   More ▶︎
Te Aroha

Te Aroha

At 953m, Te Aroha is the highest point in the Kaimai-Mamaku Forest Park. Views from the track northeast of the ...   More ▶︎
Mount Te Aroha

Mount Te Aroha

A decent climb through rich forest to the summit of Te Aroha (953m), the highest point in the Kaimai Ranges. ...   More ▶︎
Mt Te Aroha

Mt Te Aroha

Track well formed till Whakapipi lookout then turns more natural   More ▶︎
The difference between a track and a route is?

The difference between a track and a route is?

My Aussie mate wanted to know the difference so to his delite I showed him for a couple of days. ...   More ▶︎
Waitawheta Hut

Waitawheta Hut

Waitawheta Hut   More ▶︎
Te Aroha in the snow

Te Aroha in the snow

Track up Mt Te Aroha in the snow. October 2009.   More ▶︎
Te Rereatukahia Loop Track

Te Rereatukahia Loop Track

When we said "it was muddy", we meant it...   More ▶︎
Views over the plains from Te Rereatukahia Loop Track

Views over the plains from Te Rereatukahia Loop Track

On a clear day, the views are wonderful.   More ▶︎
View from Te Rereatukahia Hut

View from Te Rereatukahia Hut

On 11 October 2009 we had the most stunning view from the deck of the hut. I wouldn't have though ...   More ▶︎
Te Rereatukahia Loop Track

Te Rereatukahia Loop Track

A great overnighter on nice days. Clockwise (starting with Tuahu Track to the hut and heading back on the North ...   More ▶︎