Native coastal forest, Morere Springs Scenic Reserve
Image: DOC


Relax at Mōrere springs in hot pools set within 364 ha of beautiful rainforest, or go for a walk among the native trees and birds.


The hot pools are open Wednesday to Monday. For entry fees and more see the Mōrere Hot Springs Facebook page

Find things to do and places to stay Mōrere to Wairoa area

Morere Springs Scenic Reserve has a variety of birdlife, including tui, bellbird, kereru and shining cuckoo.

Mangaone Caves offers visitors an excellent, easily accessible first time caving experience close to Gisborne.

This small, tranquil reserve is known for its plants, in particular, its giant puka. The reserve is very small, and is ideal for a quick break or a family mini-adventure in the bush.

This reserve is 4 km east of Wairoa. Turn off SH2 onto Waiatai Road – the reserve is 200 m along the road.


Turanganui-a-Kiwa / Gisborne Office
Phone:   +64 6 869 0460
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   63 Carnarvon Street
Gisborne 4010
Postal Address:   PO Box 668
Gisborne 4040
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