Alerts and Important Information
PEKATAHI BRIDGE DECK REPLACEMENT
NZ Transport agency has confirmed work on the Pekatahi Bridge will start 7 February and will be finished in May 2017.
The Pekatahi Bridge will be closed and a road diversion in place for approximately three months. White Pine Bush Road will be closed between Pekatahi Bridge and the junction of Taneatua Road. Traffic will be diverted via State Highway 30 and Whakatane (see map below). Access to Foster Road and Nuku Road will be from the Awakeri end of White Pine Bush Road. Uzabus will provide a school bus to and from Taneatua school for the effected families.
Manuoha to Sandy Bay track Closure
The Manuoha to Sandy Bay track section is closed due to fallen trees across at the track. It will remain closed until contractors are able to clear this section.
Our Te Urewera Visitor Centre team are on hand to suggest alternative Waikaremoana walks by calling (06) 837 3900.
9 November 2016
The Hereheretaua track, from Whanganui Hut to Hopuruahine, is temporarily closed due to track damage.
19 July 2016
Lance's hut removed
Lances Hut has been removed due to erosion and offers no shelter or any facility to users at all. Please plan your trip with this in mind and take a temporary means of shelter with you.
19 July 2016
Midway hut closed
Midway Hut has been burnt to the ground and offers no shelter or any facility to users at all. Please plan your trip with this in mind and take a temporary means of shelter with you.
Otamatuna / Mangaone – No Hunting
A reminder to our Te Urewera hunters that no hunting is permitted in the Otamatuna and Mangaone area in the Waimana Valley.
Te Urewera needs your support to look after our kōkako, whio and kiwi sanctuary areas, to continue the good work that’s going on.
Reviewed 28 October 2015
For any queries regarding permits for hunting in Te Urewera please contact Moana at Te Uru Taumatua on (07) 312 9659 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.