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Waitewaewae Hut, Tararua Forest Park

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Tararua Forest Park
Waitewaewae Hut ($5, 16 bunks)
From SH1 north of Otaki turn into Otaki Gorge Rd. The track starts at the end of the road.
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If you,re enthralled by the history of the Tararua Ranges then you won’t want to miss this track.

The track winds it way along the river bank most of the way to the 24-bunk Waitewaewae Hut, passing an old log hauler along the way.

The nearby Shoulder Knob makes for an interesting day trip from the hut.

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