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21 April 2015: Whakapapaiti Hut closed 23-24 April 2015

Whakapapaiti Hut will be closed for fumigating from midday on Thursday 23 April, until 4.30 pm on Friday 24 April.

Do not enter the hut over this period.


Tongariro is New Zealand's oldest national park and a dual World Heritage area. This status recognises the park's important Maori cultural and spiritual associations as well as its outstanding volcanic features.

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  • Camping
  • Climbing
  • Hunting
  • Mountain biking
  • Skiing and ski touring
  • Walking and tramping
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      Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre
      Phone:      +64 7 892 3729
      Address:   Whakapapa Village
      State Highway 48
      Mount Ruapehu
      Email:   tongarirovc@doc.govt.nz
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