Image: Craig Harrison | DOC
This hut was built in 1960 by the New Zealand Forest Service for animal control purposes. The hut was upgraded in 1993, with the assistance of members of the Central Hawke’s Bay Shooters Club.
At 1080m above sea level, the hut can experience snow and high rainfall typical of high altitude areas.
The hut was tank water supply and a wood burner for heating.
Hinerua Hut can be accessed from North Block, Alder or Mill Road.
NZTopo50 map sheet: BL36
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1871100, N5582727
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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