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Barr Cottage at Huia, Waitākere Ranges Regional Park

Huia Road
Huia

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Help protect our kauri trees

We have closed large sections of the Waitakere Ranges to prevent the spread of kauri dieback.

When you visit our parks you need to clean your footwear and equipment to avoid transferring disease from one area to another. For more information see Protect our kauri trees.

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Booking information

Bookings can only be made six months in advance for campgrounds and baches, and 12 months in advance for lodges. Availability refreshes at midnight daily.

Booking with an underage group

Baches, lodges and bookable picnic sites cannot be booked by people under 18 years of age. You can only use these sites with appropriate supervision.

Camping sites can be booked by groups of people under 18 years of age, but you need parental consent. Read the rules about getting a camping pass for unsupervised groups under the age of 18.

How you can dispose of your waste

All our regional parks are rubbish free. Take all rubbish and recycling with you when you leave.

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About Huia - Barr Cottage

Barr Cottage was built by Bill Barr between 1935 and 1940. Materials were reused from the original Barr cottage of the late 1880s, which once stood alongside.

Access

Located at 1368 Little Huia Road, opposite beach.

Learn more about Huia, Waitakere Ranges Regional Park before your visit.

Capacity and times

Sleeps

6

Maximum stay

Seven nights

Check-in time

2pm

Check-out time

12pm (noon)

Costs

Summer, weekend and public holidays

$136.00 (GST inclusive)

Winter weekdays

$90.00 (GST inclusive)

Amenities

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Water

Tank supply, stream fed. Boil for three minutes before use.

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Number of bedrooms

Three, one with a queen bed, two with two two single beds in each.

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Bedroom configuration

6

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Bathroom

One with combined bath and shower.

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Kitchen facilities

Fridge/freezer, stove, microwave, and toaster, jug, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery provided.

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Power supply

Standard domestic.

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Heating

Electric column heaters are provided. Stack fire place in living room, byo wood.

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You need to supply

Bed linen, blankets, duvets, sleeping bags, additional pillows, towels, tea towels, food, personal items etc.

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Vehicle and visitor limits

Boat launching facilities from the bach or with 4WD or at nearby ramp.

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Toilets

In the bathroom

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Rubbish

Bin inside, use the provided bags and place all bags in the bin outside the bach.

Map of Huia, Waitakere Ranges Regional Park

Report a problem

Call our regional parks team on 09 366 2000, or email enquiries to regionalparks@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.