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Piwakawaka Eco Structure Site at Wenderholm Regional Park

COVID-19 Alert Level 2 – Accommodation information

Holiday parks and the Waiheke Backpackers Hostel are open for bookings with COVID-19 alert level measures and protocols in place.

Baches, campgrounds and lodges are open from 10am Monday 8 March 2021.

We will be reinstating our standard cancellation and amendment rules under Alert Level 2. Customers wishing to cancel or amend can do so online via their MyAuckland accounts.

Customers who have not started their planned stay over Alert Level 3 (28 Feb-6 Mar 2021 inclusive) that have not amended or cancelled these bookings will require a manual refund for the nights affected, and we will advise if details are required.

If you haven't received cancellation communications, please email

Piwakawaka offers a eco-friendly camping experience next to the Puhoi River within Wenderholm Regional Park. This Eco Structure provides better shelter and accessibility, and is suited for year-round camping without the need to supply your own tent.

Piwakawaka can accommodate four people. It features a comfortable queen-sized bed and two single bunks.

You need to supply your own chilly bin, pots and pans, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery, towels, tea towels, bedding and pillows.

37 Schischka Road, Waiwera

Directions and access

Main park gates are open from 6am to 9pm during daylight savings hours and 6am to 7pm during non-daylight saving hours.

Go through the main park automatic entrance gate, travel approx 570 meters to the site entrance. Follow the signs to the Piwakawaka access gate on the your left.

Piwakawaka and the park is not accessible after park closing times. Combination code will not open the main park gate, or access to Schischka Campground.

See more about Wenderholm Regional Park access information.

Availability and prices

Maximum number of vehicles


Maximum stay

7 nights, minimum of 1 night

Check-in time


Check-out time


Summer, weekend and public holidays

$180.00 (GST inclusive)

Winter weekdays

$150.00 (GST inclusive)


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Booking information

Bookings can only be made six months in advance for campgrounds. Availability refreshes at midnight daily.

Find out about booking changes and cancellations, and booking if you are under 18, on How to book accommodation.


  • Main room: one queen bed
  • Side room: two single bunk beds (i.e. sleeps 2 people). Top bunk is not recommended for under 9 year olds.
You need to supply bed linen, blankets, duvets, sleeping bags, pillows, towels, food, mosquito repellent and personal items.




Fresh water supply nearby.


Power supply

Battery-powered internal lighting.


Kitchen facilities

There is a barbecue with side burner and a gas hob kettle provided. You need to bring your own chilly bin, food, pots and pans, cooking utensils, crockery, cutlery and tea towels.


Toilets and bathrooms

Outdoor toilet and solar shower provided.







Dogs, other animals and pets are prohibited at all times.



You must keep the surrounding site clean and tidy during your stay, and when you leave.
To protect against COVID-19 please clean all surfaces on your arrival and departure. Cleaning equipment is supplied.



There are wheelie bins for general rubbish on the opposite side of the grassed area. There is no recycling bin so please take items home with you.


Overnight vehicles and tents

Maximum of two vehicles per tent.
You may not stay in your own tent, purpose-built van, campermatic, caravan, 5th wheeler, campervan or small bus.



Fires prohibited at all times. The gas barbecue and bottle must remain outside the tent at all times.

Information about the park

Map of Wenderholm Regional Park

Report a problem

Report a non-urgent problem at Call our regional parks team on 09 366 2000 to report an urgent problem. Email general enquiries and feedback to