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Mt. Putauaki - Kawerau, North Island
« on: September 12, 2012, 02:52:11 PM »
Putauaki Mountain (formally named Mt. Edgecombe by Capt. James Cook in 1769) At 821m near Kawerau township the spectacular views to Mt. Ruapehu and Mt. Tongariro and out to sea the active volcanic White Island and further north to Mt. Maunganui all clearly visable on a perfect day. McKee Rd carpark leads up a gravel road to the summit. Reaching the summit in approx. 2 hrs or less. An Access Permit is required obtainable from the Information Office Kawerau - cost $5 per car including passengers.
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