Waharau Regional Park (238 hectares), extending inland from the Firth of Thames to the Hunua Ranges, provides a diversity of ... More
Waharau Regional Park
Waharau Regional Park (238 hectares), extending inland from the Firth of Thames to the Hunua Ranges, provides a diversity of scenery and forest cover. With a large network of tracks and backcountry camping, Waharau provides a good weekend's adventure. Occupied by Maori and then used as a source of lumber during the gold rush days around Thames , Waharau has some large remnants of hard beech forest and regenerating native bush. There is safe swimming at the beaches and a pleasant flowing stream at the back of the park.
This inner city park is handy to Victoria Park Market , a supermarket, and the Victoria Park Bowling Club. A
motorway overbridge goes right through the park, but does not impede play winter rugby and soccer, and summer cricket. ...
The El Dorado Regional Park is a sprawling park in Long Beach. It was first opened in 1955, and ever
since it has been attracting nature lovers who want to get away from the city that lies just outside ...
This park comprises bush clad hills, sheltered valleys, freshwater wetlands, rocky headlands and sweeping bays. Visitors can picnic at one
of the many sites in the park or take a walk, ranging from easy to difficult and from half ...