Our Purangi Location – Directions

FROM NEW PLYMOUTH – approximately 1 hour 15 minutes.  57.5kms

  1. Head east towards Inglewood
  2. At Inglewood, continue east along Rata street, across the railway line then continue straight
  3. Rata Street becomes Tarata Road
  4. Stay on Tarata Road
  5. You will travel past the small settlements of Kaimata and Tarata.
  6. At Tarata over the first of two Waitara river bridges and past the church is ‘Autawa road’ – DO NOT GO DOWN THIS ROAD
  7. Continue on and at approximately 36kms you will reach Purangi and a second bridge over the Waitara river.
  8. Continue over the bridge. The name of the road now changes from Tarata Road to Junction Road which is a continuation of Tarata Road.
  9. Aukawa Road and the ETET Purangi Kiwi Project is on the left hand side of the road as you start to climb the Saddle Road toward Matau
  10. A large white sign is situated on the left adjacent to the entrance.
  11. This is a paper road with 2 x gates. Please pass through these gates and leave them as you find them (open or closed); there are usually sheep grazing in this area.
  12. The ETET field centre cabin is located a few hundred metres down this gravel road. Please park outside here.

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How to get to Purangi