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Wet on the Waiau

Storm-felled trees obstruct some sections of the river. Photo: Paul KIng
Time
1-4hr
Grade
Easy
Access
Forty-five minutes north of Tauranga turn right off SH2 onto Athenree Road and follow it for 2km. At the next junction turn right and continue to follow Athenree Road to the car park opposite the motor camp.
Waiau River Trail, Bay of Plenty “Sometimes it’s so quiet, my ears ring,” says Kerry Snowden as we paddle the Waiau River, just 45-minutes drive north from my home in...

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