Hauhungaroa Track (Link Rd to...

Hauhungaroa Track (Link Rd to Mangakahu Valley Rd)

Pureora Forest Park


Time: 3 days approx

This 45 km track traverses the Hauhungaroa Range from Link Rd to Mangakahu Valley Rd. Initially you follow the Mt Pureora Track to Mt Pureora before dropping down a southern ridge of the mountain to Bog Inn Hut (3 hours 30 min).

After skirting the Bog climb the ridge to Mt Weraroa (3 hours), turn east and drop steeply to the Waihora Track (1 hour 30 min). The track continues onto the Waihaha Hut (4 hours). Continue upstream from the Waihaha Hut on the true left of the Waihaha River. Just to the south of Te Awaiti Stream the track turns southwest and climbs the ridge onto the crest of the Hauhungaroa Range. Follow the crest south and the track continues to the Hauhungaroa Hut (NZTM 2000 E1818816; N5707937; 7 hours from Waihaha Hut).

From the Hauhungaroa Hut continue following the crest south past Mt Motere before dropping down to the head of the Mangakahu Valley and the roadend (2 hours 30 min).


Feature Value Info


North IslandWaikatoTe Kuiti


  • Walking
  • Free


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