Rogers Hut fireplace

Image: David Finn | DOC

Introduction

Built for deer cullers in 1952, Rogers Hut is one of only three remaining slab-beech huts in the Urewera Range. This is a standard six-bunk hut, near the border of the Te Urewera.

Hut overview

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Heating
  • Mattresses
6 bunk beds

About this hut

Rogers Hut is constructed of matai studs and plates with interior walls of slab beech. Located amidst outstanding scenery - close to the river and surrounded by native bush.

Rogers Hut was one of the first two constructed and was built in the winter of 1952 by a team of cullers led by Rex Forrester. Historic themes for this hut are recreation and animal pests. 

Location

NZTopo50 map sheet: BG39
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1929326, N5703836

Fees

  • 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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Contacts

Whakatane Office
Phone:   +64 7 307 2770
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   opotiki@doc.govt.nz
Address:   1/100 Valley Road
Whakatane
Postal Address:   1/100 Valley Road
Whakatane
3120
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