Pukepuke Lagoon, a dune lake and wetland near Tangimoana in the Manawatu, is an important wetland habitat for birds, freshwater fish and native plants.

Visitors to Pukepuke Conservation Area need a (free) access permit. The permits are available from the DOC office in Palmerston North.

Find things to do and places to stay Pukepuke Lagoon Conservation Area

A short walk from the house is a bird watching hide on the edge of the lagoon. Keys are available from the local DOC office on request.


Te Papaioea / Palmerston North Office
Phone:   0800 275 362
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   manawatu@doc.govt.nz
Address:   28 North Street
Palmerston North 4410
Postal Address:   Private Bag 11010
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442
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