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Track closures in the Hunua Ranges

We have closed a number of tracks in the Hunua Ranges to prevent the spread of kauri dieback.

High-risk tracks

We have closed several high-risk tracks in the Hunua Ranges Regional Park to prevent the spread of kauri dieback.

They are:

  • Cossey Wairoa Track
  • Lower Mangatāwhiri Track
  • Lower Workman Track
  • Lower Link Track
  • Upper Link Track
  • Mangatangi Trig Track
  • Mangatangi Ridge Track
  • Waharau Ridge Track
  • Whakatīwai Ridge Track
  • Whakatīwai Road Track.

Two other tracks have been partially closed:

  • Kohukohunui Track - partial closure on the eastern side from Kohukohunui Trig Track junction
  • Mangatangi Ridge Track.

Track maintenance and improvements

Some tracks are closed while we make improvements to them. Dates are weather dependent and subject to change:

  • From 21 October to 8 November 2019 – Hunua Falls track will be closed for the track bridge construction. The Hunua Falls loop will be open to provide access to the Hunua Falls, and return to the carpark the same way.

  • From 19 August to 24 December 2019 – Massey Track is closed.

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Campground closures

Several campgrounds in the Hunua Ranges Regional Park have been closed.

They are:

  • Adam's Lookout Campground
  • Mangatangi Trig Campground
  • Thousand (1000) Acres Campground
  • Workman Campground.

Working with mana whenua

We are working with Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki, Ngāti Whanaunga, Ngāti Pāoa and Ngāti Tamaoho to protect the health of the Hunua Ranges / Kohukohunui forest.