Introduction

You can walk the easy Marawaiwai Track in the Marawaiwai Scenic Reserve where the forest and the small raupo wetland support many common bush birds.

Place overview

Activities

  • Walking and tramping

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About this place

Nature and conservation

Marawaiwai Scenic Reserve is an area of semi-coastal broadleaf forest of a type that would once have covered much of the Ōpōtiki area.

The forest and the small raupo wetland support many common bush birds and the occassional kereru. Some native plant species along the track have names posted.

Getting there

The Marawaiwai Scenic Reserve is 7 km south-east of Ōpōtiki. Turn off SH2 onto Warrington Rd, then onto Harrison Rd.

Know before you go

Dogs, horses, vehicles (including bicycles and motorbikes), fires, removal of plants or animals, camping or hunting are not permitted.

Contacts

Opotiki Office
Phone:   +64 7 315 1001
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   easternbop@doc.govt.nz
Address:   70 Bridge Street
Opotiki
Postal Address:   PO Box 326
Opotiki 3162
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