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Rangiwhaia Track Walk

Rangiwhaia Track Walk

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  • Sun 2 Mar ’14, 8:00am – 5:00pm


Palmerston North City i-SITE Visitor Centre , The Square, Palmerston North


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Transport and host only: $30.00



Rangiwahia Hut sits above the bush line on the Whanahuia Range. A benched track enters the bush beside the carpark and begins at a steady uphill climb to the tussock tops. You will come to a picturesque arched wooden bridge crossing a deep ravine of the Mangahuia Stream. A slightly steeper grade from here, the track heads up through smaller shrub species past a pretty waterfall to reach Rangiwahia Hut. Forest in this area is predominantly red beech.

The Rangiwhaia Track Walk is part of the Manawatu Walking Festival which runs over the weekend 28 February – 2nd March 2014 and is focused on bringing together walkers from around New Zealand to experience the variety of great walks in the Manawatu.

This festival has walks for all ages and fitness levels, with plenty of options to choose from including the iconic Manawatu Gorge Track through native bush, a twilight beach walk where you can get sand between your toes and an urban art and sculpture walk to soak up the City culture. There is even a vineyard tour with tasting and a farm walk thrown in for good measure.

Hosting this festival is a wide range of experts ranging from tramping guides and historians through to storytellers, nature experts, experienced walkers and photographers – all of whom are wanting to share their knowledge to help enhance your walking experience in Manawatu.

For more information see the website above, bookings must be made online, there are no ticket sales on the day.

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