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25 March 2015: Ohora Swing Bridge is closed

Ohora Swing Bridge is closed due to potential failure in one of the cables. An alternate route for crossing the river is available during low river flows.

9 March 2015: Boat hire no longer available on Lake Waikareiti

The hire of rowboats on Lake Waikareiti has been stopped following a review of a recent search and rescue operation involving the boats. Read the media release for more information.

Introduction

Remote, rugged, immense, Te Urewera is famous for its lakes and forested beauty as well as its stormy history.

Place overview

Activities

  • Bird and wildlife watching
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Walking and tramping
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      Extreme weather changes are a feature of the area, including snow in summer. 

      Contacts

      Te Urewera Visitor Centre
      Phone:      +64 6 837 3803
      Address:   House 2 Aniwaniwa
      Aniwaniwa
      Corner of SH38 and Aniwaniwa Road
      Te Urewera 4195
      Email:   teureweravc@doc.govt.nz
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