Hikurangi Hut

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Pakihiroa Station, Raukumara Conservation Park, North Island

(06) 864 9004

info@maungahikurangi.com

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Description

Visit the sacred mountain of Ngti Porou, the highest non-volcanic mountain in the North Island. Car park to hut: 4 - 5 hr. Hut to summit: 2 - 3 hr. There is a hut available for public use on the track. It is administered by and bookings should be made through Te Runanganui o Ngti Porou. Camping is not permitted. Public access to Mount Hikurangi is closed from 12 noon on 31 December to 12 noon on 1 January each year for the Hikurangi Maunga Dawn Event. The track from carpark to the hut will be closed every October for lambing. The track starts 25 km from Ruatoria. Turn off SH 35 onto the Tapuaeroa Valley Road and follow the signs for Pakihiroa Station. There is a formal car park just below the station manager's house. There is no public vehicle access past this point. The track may be closed for short periods during the year for farming or cultural reasons. All closures will be publicly notified. Contact Te Runanganui o Ngti Porou before you start: Phone: +64 6 864 9004 Email: info@maungahikurangi.com No dogs.

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Lat: -37.905869 Lng: 178.058581

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