Discover the hidden treasures around the Mahy Reserve, Ōhope these school holidays with a day of free activities for the whole whānau including two nearby ranger-guided walks.
Meet the rangers and learn more about the natural wonders of the Fairbrother Loop and Tauwhare Pa site, Ōhope.
- Kids’ activities (Mahy Reserve, 10am - 2pm)
- Picnic facilities
- Guided walks (Fairbrother Loop & Tauwhare Pa Site)
Fairbrother Loop - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Take a guided walk with a DOC ranger through the Fairbrother Loop and learn about the environment, ecosystems, plants, birds and medicinal plants. Create your own journal to collect mementos along the way and write about your experience through the Fairbrother Loop.
Meet at the entrance to Fairbrother Loop, bottom of Ōhope Hill.
Tauwhare Pa Site - 1:30 to 3:30pm
Take a guided walk with a DOC ranger through the Tauwhare Pa site and learn about the significant historical and cultural aspects of the area. Create your own journal to collect mementos along the way and write about your experience through the Tauwhare Pa site.
Meet at the site on the left leaving Ōhope on the road to Ōpōtiki.