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Alfred Cox Park Cycle and Walkway
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Alfred Cox Park Cycle and Walkway

Te Ara Hīkoi, Paihikara Hoki o Alfred Cox

This mainly off-road trail links Alfred Cox Skatepark and Oneroa shared path.
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Anaura Bay Walkway
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Anaura Bay Walkway

Ngā Ara Hīkoi o Anaura

A short climb up through bush in Anaura Bay Scenic Reserve to a view of the bay through trees.
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Barkers Hill - Hospital Hill Circuit
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Barkers Hill - Hospital Hill Circuit

Te Ara o Whataūpoko

Town and country circuit from Ballance Street Village to Hospital Hill with views of bay.
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Coastal Waipaoa River Trail
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Coastal Waipaoa River Trail

Te Ara o Waipaoa

A level trail atop Waipaoa River stop bank gives views to hills, farms and orchards.
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Cooks Cove Walkway, Tolaga Bay
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Cooks Cove Walkway, Tolaga Bay

Te Ara Hīkoi o Ōpoutama

Historically significant with expansive views, striking hole-in-the-wall, and safe cove for swimming.
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Eastwoodhill Arboretum
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Eastwoodhill Arboretum

Te Māra Rākaunui o Aotearoa

Walks vary from flat, tree-lined paths to a steep climb up Mt Arateitei with views of the arboretum and surrounding countryside.
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Gisborne - Wainui Cycle and Walkway
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Gisborne - Wainui Cycle and Walkway

Te Ara Hīkoi, Paihikara Hoki, o Tūranga ki Wainui

Connecting city with suburbs to the east, formally ending at Wainui Beach.
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Elizabeth Williams Walkway, Tūranga Gardens
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Elizabeth Williams Walkway, Tūranga Gardens

Ngā Kāri o Tūranganui

A gem in the middle of suburbia.
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Gisborne / Tūranga Heritage Trail
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Gisborne / Tūranga Heritage Trail

Ngā Ara Tuku iho o Tūranga

Focuses on region's European history; touches on deeper history of early Māori arrivals.
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Gray's Bush Scenic Reserve
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Gray's Bush Scenic Reserve

Te Ngahere Rāhui Tirohanga o Gray

Popular short-walk through tall kahikatea-puriri forest.
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Haurata High Country Walks
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Haurata High Country Walks

Ngā hikoi whenua teitei o Haurata

High country walks provide different world of bluffs and expansive views.
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Hikurangi Maunga Track
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Hikurangi Maunga Track

Te Ara ki Hikurangi

The sacred mountain of Ngāti Porou, highest non-volcanic mountain in the North Island, and the first place touched by the sunrise.
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Hackfalls Arboretum, Tiniroto
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Hackfalls Arboretum, Tiniroto

Te Ara Tipua Rākau o Hangaroa

The 50ha Hackfalls Arboretum boasts 3,500 species of trees and shrubs around natural lakes.
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Hill Road to Fox Street via unformed legal road link to Sievwright Lane.
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Hill Road to Fox Street via unformed legal road link to Sievwright Lane.

Te Ara Hīkoi o Whataūpoko

A rough walking track linking Ballance Street to Sievwright Lane, then through Waiteata Park and on roads and tracks to Fox Street.
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Kōpūtūtea Dunes Trail
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Kōpūtūtea Dunes Trail

Te Ara Tāhuna o Kōpūtūtea

Informal coastal dunes trail follows vehicle tracks in firm sand from Midway Beach to Waipaoa River mouth.
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Lytton West Village - Te Hapara - Riverdale Loop
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Lytton West Village - Te Hapara - Riverdale Loop

Ngā Piriti o te Awa o Taruheru

Flat suburban walk through two parks and over three pedestrian bridges.
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Māhia Peninsula Scenic Reserve
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Māhia Peninsula Scenic Reserve

Te Tirohanga Rāhui o Te Matarae o Māhia

A hilly loop track through semi-coastal forest on Māhia Peninsula.
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Makorori Headland
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Makorori Headland

Te Kūrae o Makorori

This headland walk provides sweeping views of Makorori and Wainui beaches.
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Longbush QEII National Trust Covenant
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Longbush QEII National Trust Covenant

Ko Te Poari Kaitiaki a-Motu o Te Kawenata o QEII

A short walk within a strip of tall lowland forest on the edge of the Waimatā River.
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Māpiri Track, to Maraetaha River and Māpiri Beach
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Māpiri Track, to Maraetaha River and Māpiri Beach

Te Ara o Māpiri ki te Wahapū o te Awa o Maraetaha

Easy walk to a beautiful, isolated beach.
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Mātokitoki Valley Trail
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Mātokitoki Valley Trail

Te Ara o te Whārua o Mātokitoki

A compacted gravel trail connects Mātokitoki Valley with Riverside Road.
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Mokotahi Hill Lookout Track, Māhia
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Mokotahi Hill Lookout Track, Māhia

Te Ara ki te Puke Tirohanga o Mokotahi

Scenic and historical jewel in Māhia's crown.
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Morere Scenic Reserve Tracks
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Morere Scenic Reserve Tracks

Te Tirohanga Rāhui i Mōrere

Walk in Mōrere's rainforest reserve or relax at Mōrere Hot Springs pools when reopened.
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Okitu Bush Scenic Reserve
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Okitu Bush Scenic Reserve

Te Ngahere Whenua Rāhui o Okitu

Well-graded native forest track provides good views of coast and hills.
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Oneroa and City Rivers Cycle and Walkway
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Oneroa and City Rivers Cycle and Walkway

Te Ara Hīkoi, Paihikara Hoki o Oneroa me Ngā Wai Wehe Rua

Concrete/boardwalk path beside rivers and picturesque beaches.
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Ōpōtiki Dunes Trail
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Ōpōtiki Dunes Trail

Te Ara Tāhuna o Ōpōtiki

Cycle or walk a gravel trail along a spectacular stretch of Pacific Ocean coastline.
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Mudge Murals Trail
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Mudge Murals Trail

Te Ara Pikitia a Mudge

Mudge Murals show Gisborne's settlement and development..
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Pakihi Track
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Pakihi Track

Te Ara o Pākihi ki Ōpōtiki

Pakihi Track, starting near Motu, can be hiked in either direction, but mountain biked only downhill.
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Sea Walls Tairāwhiti Murals Walk
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Sea Walls Tairāwhiti Murals Walk

Te Pakitara Pikitia taha Moana o Te Tairāwhiti

Arts project focuses on ocean conservation.
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Sisterson Lagoon
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Sisterson Lagoon

Te Hopua Sisterson

Short track through wetland restoration project and QEII National Trust Covenant.
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Table Cape (Kahutara Point), Māhia
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Table Cape (Kahutara Point), Māhia

Te Matarae Kahutara kei Māhia

Wild, exposed coastline with marine birdlife and seals.
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Tairāwhiti Museum - Inner Kaiti footbridges
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Tairāwhiti Museum - Inner Kaiti footbridges

Ngā Pārae me ngā Piriti o te Awa o Tūranganui

Footbridges and bridges link city with Anzac Park and suburb of Kaiti.
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Te Aratia Walkway
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Te Aratia Walkway

Te Ara Hīkoi o Te Aratia ki Māhia

Showcasing catchment restoration project on Māhia Peninsula.
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Te Kurī Farm Walkway
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Te Kurī Farm Walkway

Te Ara Hīkoi o Te Pāmu Te Kurī

Outstanding, clear-day views from Town Hill.
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Titirangi Bush Walks
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Titirangi Bush Walks

Ngā Ara Hīkoi o Titirangi

Bush-clad, walking trails close to city centre.
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Titirangi Cycle and Walkway (Queen's Drive-Titirangi Drive)
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Titirangi Cycle and Walkway (Queen's Drive-Titirangi Drive)

Te Rori o Titirangi

A 35ha reserve with extensive views of the bay, port, city and three rivers.
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Waihirere Waterfall Track
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Waihirere Waterfall Track

Te Ara Wairere o Waihirere Awa

Native bush walk beside Waihīrere Stream to delightful waterfall.
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Tupapa Heritage Trail
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Tupapa Heritage Trail

Te Ara Tuku iho ki Ngā Tāngata Whenua o Tūranganui-a-Kiwa

Telling stories about the first people to navigate to and settle in Tūranganui a Kiwa (Gisborne).
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Ūawa Cycle and Walkway
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Ūawa Cycle and Walkway

Te Ara Eke Paihikara, Hīkoi hoki o Ūawa

Meandering trail beside Ūawa River and Tolaga Bay Beach and township.
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Wainui Beach to Makorori Headland
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Wainui Beach to Makorori Headland

Mai i Te Akau o Wainui ki te Kurae o Makorori

Informal, meandering trails along dunes from Wainui to Okitu.
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Whataupoko Reserve and Mountain Bike Park
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Whataupoko Reserve and Mountain Bike Park

Whataūpoko Rāhui me te Papa Eke Paihikara Maunga

Multiple trails of various grades for mountain bikers of different abilities, and trails for walkers.
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Whinray Scenic Reserve
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Whinray Scenic Reserve

Tirohanga Rāhui Mai i Whinray

Native bush reserve with family-suitable walking track.
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Whitaker Street Lookout Track
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Whitaker Street Lookout Track

He Pikinga ki te Tirohanga o Whataūpoko

A quick, steep walk close to Ballance Street Village.
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