Hawke's Bay region

Bell Rock at Boundary Stream Mainland Island. Photo: Hagen Klaile.

Bell Rock at Boundary Stream Mainland Island

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Boundary Stream Mainland Island encompasses the 702 ha Boundary Stream Scenic Reserve and 100 ha of private land. It extends from lowland forest at 300 metres above sea level to montane forest at 1000 metres above sea level. It is home to a number of threatened species including North Island brown kiwi, kākā and kōkako, New Zealand falcon and kererū.


It is situated on the eastern flanks of the Maungaharuru Range, about 60 km northwest of Napier.

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1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies

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Team Leader of Boundary Stream Mainland Island:

Ahuriri / Napier Office
Phone:      +64 6 834 3111
Email:   napier@doc.govt.nz
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