Area - Aorangi Forest Park

Putangirua Pinnacles
Aorangi Forest Park in the Wairarapa is popular with recreational hunters and trampers. It also offers short walks with…

Area - Rimutaka Forest Park

View of the Wairarapa from Rimutaka tops
The 22,000 ha Rimutaka Forest Park encompasses much of the Rimutaka Range. Easily accessible from Wellington, the area…

Area - Tararua Forest Park

The Tararua Range provides the people of Wellington, Wairarapa, Horowhenua and Manawatu with an outstanding variety of…

Area - Tararua Forest Park Info (1978)

The high rainfall in the range results in a luxuriant forest understorey. (Photo N.Z. Forest Service, D. Harding)
Extracted from the back of a Tararua State Forest Park Map printed in 1978. TARARUA STATE FOREST PARK The Tararua State…

Haurangi Bush Track

Putangirua Pinnacles
Track Details Cape Palliser to Kawakawa hut: 10.5km, 3-6hrs Kawakawa hut to Washpool hut: 8km, 4-7hrs Washpool hut to…

Holdsworth - Kaitoke Tramp

Track Details Holdsworth to Totara Flats hut - 4 hrs Totara Flats hut to Tutuwai Hut - 5 hrs Tutuwai Hut to Kiatoke…

Holdsworth Jumbo Circuit

Source: DoC
Track Details Holdsworth to Powell Hut- 4 hrs Powell Hut to Jumbo Hut - 4hrs Jumbo Hut to Holdworth - 4hrs The classic…

Tararua Northern Crossing

Track Details Poads Rd to Te Matawai Hut: 12.5km Te Matawai Hut to Arete Hut: 4km Arete Hut to Tarn Ridge Hut: 5.3km…

Tararua Southern Crossing

Track Details Otaki Forks to Field Hut: 5.5km, 3hrs Field Hut to Kime Hut: 4.7km, 2.5-3hrs Kime Hut to Alpha Hut,…