Trail Status - Limited Access

Further closure for Southern Preview 19-22 Sept

September 18, 2023

Following three partial closures in August, a fourth closure will be in place within the Hūnua Ranges Regional Park from 7pm Tuesday 19 September to 10am Friday 22 September.

This closure is featured on the banner on the front page of the Hūnua Traverse website, on our news page and on our socials. As always, please check these sources before you ride.

This short-term closure is once again for operational purposes and again impacts the Southern Preview, which will be closed along Mangatangi Hill Road (aka ARA Drive) between Upper Mangatawhiri Valley and Workman Road.

All public access to Mangatangi Hill Road (aka ARA Drive) will be prohibited. This includes all roads and tracks in the Lower Mangatawhiri Valley, including horse riding and mountain biking trails.

Where can I ride?
– Waterline Road – access from Upper Mangatawhiri Valley (Moumoukai Road)
– The Hūnua Traverse Northern Preview also remains open with access via Moumoukai Hill Road (note, Otau Mountain Road should be avoided on weekdays due to logging operations).

Please contact the Hunua Ranges Regional Park Duty Ranger on 09 301 0101 should you have any concerns.

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