Kakepuku Mountain walk

Kakepuku Mountain
Kakepuku Mountain is an old volcanic cone in the Waipa District south of Hamilton in the Waikato, the cone is also an historic reserve as there are two Maori pa sites located on the mountain.There is also a great walking track that passes through parts of the original forest that once covered this volcanic cone, the summit offers mag...
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Mahaukura Track Mount Pirongia

Mahaukura Track Mount Pirongia
The Mahaukura track is part of the Mount Pirongia walking tracks, a system of tracks that are linked together from various locations around the Mountain, this track starts at the very end of Grey road off Te Pahu road in the Waikato Region. These tracks can get very busy in the summer hiking season, but in the winter there is not so much foot ...
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Ruapane Lookout

Ruapane Lookout, Tirohanga Track, Pirongia
On a not so favorable winters day we headed to Mount Pirongia and the Tirohanga track, access to this section of walkway is from Te Pahu rd just south of Te Pahu in the Waikato and turn off on Corcoran rd the track is located at the very end of the sealed road. The lower section of the walkway was in excellent condition despite heavy rain...
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