Aerial veiw of Whangamarino WetlandPHOTO: DOC
the Waikato region
Walk to the historically significant sites of Whangamarino Redoubt and Te Teoteo’s Pā.
Te Teoteo’s Pa was built in a hurry on the site of an old pa to repel the advance of British troops.
Meremere Redoubt was one of 22 earthwork forts built between Auckland and Pirongia.
The second largest bog and swamp complex in the North Island is an outstanding site for promoting the value of wetlands and species conservation, such as Australasian bittern/matuku.
Arawai Kākāriki is a programme to enhance the ecological restoration of three of New Zealand’s foremost estuarine and freshwater wetland sites.