Opotiki area and Urutawa Conservation Area in
the East Coast region
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Dogs with a DOC permit only. Contact the relevant DOC office to obtain a permit.
To reach Te Waiti Hut, follow the benched track up Te Waiti Stream from the the Hastings Pole Bridge.
The track has a mainly easy gradient. There is one stream crossing 15 minutes from the hut which should not be crossed in high flow periods. There are some very narrow sections with steep drop offs.
Offers fantastic views of the river from lush semi coastal forest.
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The tracks starts from the Hastings Pole Bridge on Te Waiti Valley Road.
This is a shared-use track. Follow the mountain bikers code: respect others, respect the rules, respect the track.