Wairere Falls v4a2I**

Highest drop 50m (three pitches on a 153m waterfall!) Public access 3hrs30mins Wairere falls is the highest waterfall in the north island officially measuring in at 153m. The descent is spectacular and exposed with great views out over native bush and the nearby Waikato countryside. Due to the exposed nature of the falls, strong wind…

Mangarua Stream

Report by Rowan Peck Mangarua Stream, 6th April 2013. Starts from the Waitawheta Tramway track at an obvious bridge, 5.8km or about 1.5 hrs walk from the Franklin Road end. To access from the top, head south from Daly’s Clearing Hut keeping the ridge (off track). Start point 37 30 7.13 / 175 42 56.14, Explored up…

Waitawheta Gorge

Public Access, Waitawheta Gorge, Kaimai Ranges. Volcanic rock, looks like a promising swim/jump/float trip.  Track access. Download research sheet for Waitawheta Gorge  

Waiteariki Falls

10km NE of Matamata. Done by Cavers from Waitomo. No other information. Hot springs nearby 🙂 http://www.opalhotsprings.co.nz/pools.html Download research sheet for Waiteariki Falls