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9 March 2015: Thompsons Track is impassable

Thompsons Track is impassable at both ends for vehicles. Walkers are still able to use it.


Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park has a number of historic mining and kauri logging sites within its boundaries. The park also features several popular tramping tracks.

Place overview


  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Mountain biking
  • Scenic driving
  • Walking and tramping
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      Getting there

      The Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park stretches from Karangahake Gorge in the north, almost to Rotorua in the south. The park is bordered by State Highways 2, 26, 27, 29 and 36.

      The nearest towns are Paeroa, Waihi, Katikati, Tauranga, Matamata and Te Aroha. These are all serviced by regular buses, and Air New Zealand runs services to and from Tauranga airport.

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      Weather for Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park - Bay of Plenty rural forecast


      Fires are a hazard to any bush area. No fires may be lit in the Kaimai-Mamaku Forest Park without a permit.


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