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Address: Te Araroa Walkway, Tutukaka, New Zealand

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Majestic tree to be treasured

Its well worth the walk, and while there are not a lot of viewpoints along the track this is a great coastal walk.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
Adderleigh
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Timaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

We went for our walk to Tane Moana from the Ngunguru end of the Matapouri track. We did not go for the complete walk as we didn't have time.. Started uphill over some farmland and stiles, through a newly planted pine plantation and then through some beautiful native forest. We walked solidly for about half and hour, mainly uphill, to... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Its well worth the walk, and while there are not a lot of viewpoints along the track this is a great coastal walk.

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Thank Adderleigh
Auckland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We walked for ages from the Matapouri end of the track and could not find or never reached the mythical Tane Moana. Also annoying was that the maps at both ends of the track did not show where the mythical tree was. So a very frustrating experience on a hot day. The useless guidebook from the iSite in Whangarei said... More 

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Thank JJtheWhaleWatcher
wellington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

It's a very nice peaceful walk through the forest to find this ancient giant. I didn't see another person.

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Thank longjourneys
Kerikeri, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Nice walk via forest and worth a try. Most enjoyable walk and forests are full of birdlife. Recommend that you use a vehicle pick up at the other end if a bit unfit or very hot day.

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