Purity Hut has great views out to the Central Plateau

Image: Jonathan Astin | ©

Introduction

This is a standard six bunk hut in the Manawatu region.

Hut overview

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Heating
  • Mattresses
6 bunk beds

Seasonal restrictions

Please consider going elsewhere during lambing (1 September to 31 October). 

About this hut

Facilities

  • Water source - tank
  • Heating source - woodstove

Getting there

Heading just north from Mangaweka turn right off SH1, cross the Rangitikei River and follow Kawhatau Valley Road. This eventually leads to Upper Kawhatau Valley Road and not far past this turn right onto Mangakukeke Road. Follow this to the carpark at the end.

Access

You must phone the landowner to get prior permission to access the Purity Hut track.

Contact Richard Gorringe on +64 6 3825856.

Location

NZTopo50 map sheet: BK36
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1861493, N5587627

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.

Read more about hut tickets and passes | Find retailers that sell hut tickets

Contacts

Te Papaioea / Palmerston North Office
Phone:   +64 6 350 9700
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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