Wekaweka Reserve

Paul Horak Upper North Island

Location The property is situated on the northern fringe of the Waipoua Forest, along the northern flank of Parataiko Range, and extends down to Waimamaku River in the Wekaweka Valley below. Description The main 112 hectare part of the Wekaweka Valley Reserve joined the Native Forest Restoration Trust reserve portfolio in 2017 following a successful public fundraising appeal. The site …

William Upton Hewett

Paul Horak Upper North Island

Location The William Upton Hewett Memorial Reserve is north-west of Whangarei, between Pipiwai and Titoki. The Papakuri Scenic Reserve is nearby to the north, but the other surrounding land is predominantly farmed. The 242ha block is regenerating shrubland on the upper slopes and Kauri/Podocarp/Broadleaf forest in the gullies with a large kahikatea swamp along the eastern stream boundary. History The …

Puketi Mokau Shirley Guildford

Paul Horak Upper North Island

Location The Puketi Mokau Reserve is 320 ha adjoining the northern boundary of Puketi Forest approximately 25 km west of Kerikeri. It slopes northwards down from the Mokau Ridge. History The reserve was purchased in 1987 and is a valuable extension to the neighbouring forests. It was last logged in the 1920s and has since been allowed to regenerate. It …

Puhoi Far North

Paul Horak Upper North Island

Location The 294ha Puhoi Far North Reserve is located just off the Honeymoon Valley Rd near Peria in the Far North District. It is a block of mostly mature forest surrounded by regenerating shrubland to the south and east, adjoining the Maungataniwha Forest less than 2km away, and by farmland and pine plantations to the north and west. History The …

Professor W.R. McGregor

Paul Horak Upper North Island

Location The Professor W.R McGregor Reserve is a combination of four adjoining and separately purchased blocks at Katui on the southern border of Waipoua Forest in Northland. It adjoins the forest and other reserve land owned by the Waipoua Forest Trust to the north and is bounded by Marlborough Rd to the south. History The first 250ha reserve on Marlborough …

Marie Neverman Wetland

Paul Horak Upper North Island

Location South Kaipara Head, Auckand. 12 km beyond Parakai, turning right at Tuparekura Road. Access by concrete drive off Kaipara Lake Road.   Entry is at your own risk. Description The reserve was purchased in two stages.  The first stage consists of 23 hectares featuring a freshwater lake and marsh, bordered by native vegetation with dominant kanuka and rewarewa. The …

Elvie McGregor

Paul Horak Upper North Island

Location The Elvie McGregor Reserve is one of several Trust reserves at Katui on the southern border of Waipoua Forest in Northland. This 141ha regenerating farm block lies to the west of S.H. 12, sloping down towards the coast. It adjoins the southern edge of Waipoua and extends through to the Katui scenic reserve further south. The other boundaries are …

Cynthia Hewett

Cynthia Hewett

Paul Horak Upper North Island

 Location The Cynthia Hewett Reserve lies at the end of Parker Road in Hokianga County. It is a 152 hectare block lying on the east side of the Waipoua-Mataraua-Waima Forest. It includes a conspicuous ridge and a shallow basin, and has a range of altitudes. 80% of the Reserve consists of a forested plateau. The northern and eastern boundaries are …