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17 April 2015: Waikaremoana fuel facility unavailable

The fuel facility at Waikaremoana Holiday Park will be unavailable from April 20 to May 21 2015. Fill  your car or boat before you leave town. The last stops to fill up with fuel are in Murupara and Wairoa.

For more information, contact Waikaremoana Holiday Park, phone: +64 6 837 3826.

25 March 2015: Ohora Swing Bridge is closed

Ohora Swing Bridge is closed due to potential failure in one of the cables. An alternate route for crossing the river is available during low river flows.

9 March 2015: Boat hire no longer available on Lake Waikareiti

The hire of rowboats on Lake Waikareiti has been stopped following a review of a recent search and rescue operation involving the boats. Read the media release for more information.


Remote, rugged, immense, Te Urewera is famous for its lakes and forested beauty as well as its stormy history.

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  • Bird and wildlife watching
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Walking and tramping
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      Te Urewera Visitor Centre
      Phone:      +64 6 837 3803
      Address:   House 2 Aniwaniwa
      Corner of SH38 and Aniwaniwa Road
      Te Urewera 4195
      Email:   teureweravc@doc.govt.nz
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