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This is a standard six-bunk hut in the Manawatu region.

Hut overview




Bookings not required - first come, first served


  • Heating
  • Mattresses
6 bunk beds

About this hut

Managed by New Zealand Deerstalkers Association, Manawatu Branch.


  • Water source - tank
  • Heating source - woodstove

Getting there

Access across the farm is by prior arrangement only. Contact the Palmerston North Office. 

Alternative access is available up the creek but it is not recommended.


NZTopo50 map sheet: BK36
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1849395, N5555909


  • Adult (18+ years): $5 per night
  • Youth (11 - 17 years): $2.50 per night
  • Child/Infant (0 - 10 years): free

Before you go, buy 1 Standard Hut Ticket (blue for adults, yellow for youth) for each night's stay. Put this in the honesty box at the hut. Or buy a Backcountry Hut Pass that gives unlimited use at most Standard and Serviced huts for a 6 or 12 month period.

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Know before you go

There is a steep track section between Forks and Te Ekaou Huts - caution required.


Te Papaioea / Palmerston North Office
Phone:   +64 6 350 9700
Address:   28 North Street
Palmerston North 4410
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