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Travel halfway (42 km) through the Waioeka Scenic Gorge on SH2 from Opotiki. Turn into Wairata Road and travel for 2km before turning right and crossing a bridge onto Redpath Road. Kotepato Hut can be accessed off the Moanui, Nikau, Wairata Track.
Grid reference: Topo50 map sheet BF41, E1978191, N5748265
These two scenic tracks offer excellent opportunity for trout fishing and hunting. The Nikau track follows alongside the Waioeka River and the Kotepato follows alongside the Te Pato Stream.
This 39,200ha area covers a large part of the Waioeka River catchment, and is an area of outstanding natural value.
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