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Wairoa Riverside Walkway
~ Te Araroa o Te Wairoa


Wairoa Riverside Walk and Cycleway

The Wairoa Township River Walkway winds along the banks of the river from the historic lighthouse in the CBD, passing the famous lookout point on Pilot's Hill, finishing at Whakamahia Beach. In the few years since the walkway was started, it has become a mainstay in the recreational activities of both residents and visitors alike.

The walkway is nearing completion, with only the finishing touches such as rest areas and historic plaques needed to draw the project to a close.

There are a number of sites along the walkway which have some historical significance. If you sponsor 35 metres, or more, of walkway, you will be able to choose a site from the Historical Plaques pamphlet, available from the Information Centre. A plaque acknowledging your donation and an explanation of the historical significance of the site will be erected at the appropriate place on the Walkway.

All contributions will be acknowledged by the issue of a Share Certificate and the donor's name written in a Book of Contributors which will be kept at the Information Centre.

The Wairoa community will be able to watch the walkway contributions grow in "The Wairoa Star".

Visit the Tourism Wairoa website to find out more about the Wairoa River Walkway and the historic sites along the walkway.

Visit Wairoa Tourism website

Documents and Maps

For documents and maps related to the Wairoa River Walkway please click here.

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For more information please contact the Wairoa District Council.

+64 6 838 7309

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