Piako County Tramway walk

Waiorongomai-Valley
The Piako County Tramway track is located in the Waiorongomai Valley just outside of Te Aroha in the waikato the valley is accessed off the Te Aroha Gordon rd then onto Waiorongomai rd and drive to the end.   There are several tracks here and there are two ways to walk the County Tramway, we decided to take the high level track via the Fern Spur incline, the Fern Spur is the lower of two inclines that were used to to lower the gold ore down a steep tramway to the valley ...
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Wairere Falls

Wairere Falls Waikato New Zealand
On a stunning winters day with no wind and a bright clear sky we headed over the Hauraki plains to the Wairere falls track, the track is located on the Goodwin road a fair way along the old Te Aroha rd just outside of Matamata in the Waikato.The car parking is limited at the end of Goodwin road and on a weekend the car park is usually full although you can park on the side of the road. The walk way starts off at the base of the Kaimai Ranges and this is just about the last time you wil...
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