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Te Mata Peak

Funding granted to Te Mata Park

8 June 2017 The building of a visitor shelter and information centre, toilet, and car park in Te Mata Park can get underway immediately after Government announced funding for the project today. Minister of Tourism Paula Bennett announced this morning that the Hastings project would re
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Latest news on Mountain Biking Trails

Te Mata Park is pleased to advise that this year it has developed mountain biking trails for bikers at all levels – from Grade 2 (easy) to Grade 6 (extreme). The trails allow bikers to be largely separated from walkers, with safety further enhanced and controlled by crossing poi
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Walking Tracks

The Top 5 Walking Tracks provide a variety of options to explore some spectacular areas of the Park on foot. Each of the tracks is a different loop route, which may be travelled in either direction. To access the Top 5 Tracks, enter the Park via the Main Gates Car Park or Tauroa Road
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Revamp of main gates car parking area

You may be interested to know the revamp of the Main Gates car parking area is now approved and will be soon underway. We are working closely with Hastings District Council and on the list is improved parking and provision for public toilets, drinking water, ‘doggy do’ bags and bins a
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Tauroa Road entry parking improved

The Tauroa entry improvements are proving a hit, with the increased parking spaces often being full up.  Soon we’ll be adding donation boxes, ‘doggy do’ bags and bins as well as a permanent toilets and drinking water so keep an eye out.
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Exciting Opportunity at Peak House

The iconic Peak House, located in Te Mata Park, is up for lease! Built in the 1960’s principally for use as a cafe/ restaurant, it has kitchen facilities as well as bar and dining areas and accommodation. The trustees of the Te Mata Peak Trust Board are seeking responses from cultural
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New Trustees Appointed

Te Mata Park Trust Announces New Trustees 20 July 2016
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Progress on Management Plan

We had a great response to the user survey run during October and November 2015 with 661 responses.  You can read more about how our plans are progressing here, and the Trust is still keen to get community feedback and suggestions on the current Draft Concept Plan, Walking and Mountai
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Wet & Windy Clean Up Campaign

A seriously big thank you to the valiant band of volunteers who turned up yesterday morning in driving rain and clambered high up on the Peak to retrieve an impressive collection of rubbish that included over 200 tyres, 30+ road cones, a car door, microwave, bicycle, soccer and rugby
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