22nd July 2018 – Day Trip out towards the Dargaville direction to Hike up Mount Tutamoe Track and Hukatere Reserve (Both scheduled to be closed)
- Mount Tutamoe Track: Starts from a grassy areas with a DoC Sign along Tararua Road. Walking along a commercial pine forest and later into the bush area. Muddy in places, it gradually becomes steeper and steeper on approach to Mount Tutamoe Summit. (The last 120m is Approximately on a 50-55° incline)
- Hukatere Reserve is a 5 minute Kauri Loop walk, with the walk between the designated car parking area and the entrance to the track being longer than the track itself at 150m
About a 3 hour drive each way between Auckland and Mount Tutamoe.