High excitement, stomach churning and a great confidence builder. Test your skills by taking on an Adrenalin Forest aerial obstacle course. Located among natural surroundings in Canterbury, Wellington and the Bay of Plenty, Adrenalin Forest courses feature over 100 fun filled challenges across six levels.
The breathtaking views and bush-clad valleys of Belmont Regional Park make it a favourite open space for walking, running, mountain biking and horse riding. Located in the hill country between Porirua and the Hutt Valley, the park features the historic Korokoro Dam, World War II ammunition stores and the original main coach road from Wellington.
East Harbour Regional Park is a contrast of native forest and rocky coastline, providing a magnificent backdrop to Wellington Harbour. Greater Wellington manages the park which includes land owned by Hutt City Council, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Taranaki Whanui and the Crown.
Lower Hutt's largest recreational sportsground and soon to feature a new multi-sports centre which will be home of Fraser Park Sportsville Our facilities With 27 hectares of land, Fraser Park is used for sports like rugby, rugby league, football, touch football, cricket, kilikiti (Samoan cricket) and softball.
Dog Exercise Map - Freyberg Beach / Oriental Bay Beach (74KB PDF) History: A Council project to enlarge and enhance both Freyberg and Oriental Bay beaches was completed in 2004 using sand from Golden Bay, Nelson. The beach's sand area is now four times larger than before, and the Freyberg Beach grass area is twice as large.
Matiu/Somes Island, at 24.9 ha (62 acres), is the largest of three islands in the northern half of Wellington Harbour, New Zealand. It lies 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) south of the suburb of Petone and the mouth of the Hutt River, and about 5 kilometres (3 mi) northwest of the much smaller Makaro/Ward Island.
Mount Matthews is the closest big peak (rising to 949 metres) to Wellington City. It lies at the southern side of the Rimutaka Forest Park across Wellington Harbour (Port Nicholson) from the city. As the crow flies it is less than 20 kilometres away from the city centre but nearer to 40 kilometres away by land.
Visit PATAKA Art + Museum, a lively hub of arts and culture sitting in the heart of Porirua City, one of the most multi-cultural cities in New Zealand. It seems you’re using a browser that is a little past its time and our website might not be able to perform as it should.
Getting there: The reserve is accessed from 5 Paekakariki Hill Road, Pauatahanui Village (if coming from Wellington take SH1 north, turn off on to SH58, then left into Paekakariki Hill Rd; coming from the Hutt Valley turn off SH2 at Haywards Hill on to SH 58, and turn right into Paekakariki Hill Rd).
Pencarrow Head Lighthouse is a decommissioned Lighthouse at Pencarrow Head in the Wellington Region of the North Island of New Zealand. Onstructed in 1859, it was the first permanent lighthouse built in New Zealand. It was constructed from sections of cast iron that were shipped from England.
The Petone Settlers Museum receives core funding from Hutt City Council and is operated alongside The Dowse Art Museum. By providing museums the Council enables people to freely access arts and cultural facilities that enrich, inspire and offer a range of lifelong learning opportunities.
Lower Hutt's boundaries include the islands in Wellington Harbour, the largest of which, Matiu/Somes Island, is commonly referred to by its former name of Somes Island. Climate. Lower Hutt has a humid climate with relatively warm summers and mild winters with the occasional storm.
Lower Hutt (Māori: Awakairangi) is a city in the Wellington Region of the North Island of New Zealand. It is administered by the Hutt City Council and is one of the four cities that constitute the Wellington metropolitan area. It is New Zealand's seventh most populous city, with a population of 104,700.
Marine reserve monitoring. Read marine reserve monitoring reports produced by DOC and other agencies. Kiwi Guardians at Taputeranga Marine Reserve. This reserve is only 6 km from Wellington’s city centre. It's very accessible and offers snorkeling, diving and walking opportunities.
Tarakena Bay is an attractive spot and is home to Rangitatau Reserve and Ataturk Memorial Park. The location of the Ataturk Memorial was chosen by New Zealand/Australian and Turkish governments because of the resemblence of the scenery to that of Gallipoli Peninsula.
Ngati Maniapoto leader Te Rangi-tua-taka secretly supplied food to the pa and advised Te Rauparaha to take refuge with Te Ati Awa in Taranaki. Te Rauparaha had considered fleeing east to his Ngati Raukawa relations, but the way was blocked by hostile forces.
Vogel House is located not far from the Hutt City's civic centre, which includes The Lower Hutt Council Buildings, War Memorial Library and Riddiford Gardens [Register No 7520]. To the west Vogel House shares a common boundary with St James Church [Register No 7520].
Travelled around NZ trying different parks and trails at WTP always seem to be just that bit better then the competitio n. an easy climb and a short climb option, and co... mparativel y long descents for your climb up. has everything from flow to gnar and the bits in between.
10 Whitcher Grove, Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt 5373. Private vehicle Follow the main road through Wainuiomata and turn left at the roundabout into Moores Valley Road. Take the first turn right into Whitcher Grove and follow this to the Recreation Area. For more information about other entrances check the How to get there tab in left hand menu.