Area - Kaweka Forest Park

Tops between Te Puke & Mangaturutu huts
Alpine shrublands, tussock valleys and beech forests with pockets of podocarp are the…

Area - Raukumara Forest Park

The Raukumara Forest Park is one of the least developed or visited tracts of bush in the…

Area - Ruahine Forest Park

Crossing slip on ascent towards Ironpeg
Ruahine (wise woman) Forest Park, along with neighbouring parks, form an almost…

Area - Te Urewera

Walking up the Parahaki Stream
Whilst no longer a National Park, Te Urewera still retains much of the access of a…

Area - Urutawa Forest Park

Tokenui stream below old Midway Biv
The Urutawa Conservation Area includes both lowland forests of mainly rimu and tawa, and…

Area - Whirinaki Forest Park

Whio Blue Duck in Whirinaki River
Amazingly tall trees, rushing rivers, a wide variety of habitats and a fascinating past…

Cape Kidnappers

View to the cape from Black Reef
Clifton to Cape, 19km return, 5-6hrs return The journey along 'Māui's fish hook' takes…

Central Ruahine Circuit

Campsite on Broken Ridge
Track Details Day One: Renfrew Roadend to Rangiwahia Hut, 3km, 1.5hrs Day Two: Rangiwahia…

Daphne and Sawtooth ridges to Sunrise Hut

Sawtooth ridge
Track Details Moorcock Saddle to Longview hut: 2-3hrs, 3km Longview to Howletts Hut:…

Heritage Lodge, Tunupo, Iron Gate hut, Ruahine FP - May 2009

May 2008 ATC Ruahines Heritage Lodge over Tunupo down to Irongate Hut and out. High Res…

Kiwi Mouth and Kiwi Saddle Circuit

Kiwi Saddle Hut
Track Details Roadend to Cameron Hut via river: 8.5km, 2.5-3.5hrs Cameron Hut to Kiwi…

Lake Waikaremoana - GREAT WALK

Track Details Onepoto to Panekire Hut: 5hrs, 8.8km Panekire Hut to Waiopaoa Hut and…

Makahu Saddle, Kaweka J, Whetu, Venison Tops, Mangaturutu Hut, Te Puia Lodge, Kawekas - June 2006

June 2006 Kawekas ATC Makahu Saddle to Kaweka J, Whetu, Venison Tops, Mangaturutu Hut,…

Mangamate & Central Whirinaki Huts - Whirinaki, April 2011

A three day tramp in a damp Whirinaki over the Easter break. Started from River road into…

Mt Manuoha - Lake Waikareiti Track

Track Details Roadend to Manuoha Hut: 4-5hrs,9km Manuoha Hut to Sandy Bay Hut: 8hrs,15km…

Northern Ruahine Circuit

Tussock tops around Piopio looking east
Track Details Makaroro Roadend to Parks Peak Hut - 10.5km, 4-5hrs Parks Peak Hut to…

Oamaru, Tussock, Harkness, Te Puke, Mangaturutu, Ballard Huts - ATC Kaweka-Kaimanawa Traverse 2013

Trip images of our four day ATC tramp from Poronui Station in the Kaimanawas to the…

Parks Peak & Makaroro River Circuit

Looking down the Park Peak spur with Te Atuaoparapara
Track Details Makaroro Base Camp to Barlow Hut: 2-3hrs, 7.5km Barlow hut to Upper…

Parks Peak, Ruahine Corner, Colenso, Maropea Forks, Sunrise Huts circuit - Northern Ruahines 2015

This fabulous 84km circuit of some of the northern Ruahines tops has it all. Rolling…

Poronui Station to Makahu Road via Makino River

Looking down to the Ngaruroro river from above Tussock hut
Track Details Porunui to Oamaru hut, 12km, 3.5hrs, Oamaru hut to Boyd Hut, 14km, 4-6hrs…

Poronui Station to Makahu Road via Venison Tops

View of Ruapehu from above Ballard hut
Track Details Porunui to Oamaru hut, 12km, 3.5hrs Oamaru hut to Tussock Hut via spur…

Rangiwahia & Iron Gates huts - Ruahine FP - Jan 2006

Jan 2006 Ruahines Private Trip Rangiwahai Hut and return. Petersons Road river bashed up…

Rangiwahia, Pourangaki, Triangle, Iron Gate & Howletts Huts - Central Ruahines Dec 2015

A 7 day trip dominated by the weather prevented us from completing our planned trip.…

Triangle Hut - Te Hekenga Circuit

The spur to Te Hekenga
Track Details Renfrew rd via Mangahuia to Triangle hut: 6-7hrs, 9km Triangle hut via Te…

Whakataka, Te Waiotukapiti, Central Waiua, Parahaki, Te Totara huts, Upokoatihi & Whites Clearings - Te Urewera NP - April 2006

Easter 2006 Te Ureweras ATC Day One: From Taupeupe Saddle roadend south to Whakataka hut.…

Whirinaki Track

Track Details River Road carpark to Central Whirinaki Hut: 4.5hrs, 14.6km Central…

Whirinaki-Te Hoe Circuit

Track Details River Road carpark to Central Whirinaki Hut: 4.5hrs, 14.6km Central…