Whirinaki, Te Whaiti, Minginui Services:
There are no shops petrol stations or other services in the Whirinaki valley
so be sure you come prepared.
Minginui Health and Kokiri Centre, Between Hall and School, Minginui
(07) 366 3900
DOC Area Office, Murupara (07) 366 1080
Ngati Whare Runanga Office, Shopping Centre, Murupara ( 07) 366 5736
Please feel free to ask questions any of us you see about on the road.
There is no cellphone coverage or public telephone, so in emergency
call into the nearest house for help..
Doctor - Bernard Conlon, 27 Kowhai Ave, Murupara, (07) 366 5555
Pharmacy - Civic Square, Murupara. (07) 366 5890
Police - Murupara Police Station, Pine Drive, Murupara. (07) 366 1170
Post Centre - Civic Square, Murupara. (07) 366 5359
Radio Station -Rangitahi FM 88.3 (7am - 6pm) Jacob Te Kurupa (07) 366 5572
Library - Civic Centre (07) 366 5896
Waste Dump Station - (Caravans and campervans) behind BP Station, Pine Drive,
Mobile Coverage Point:
Mobile coverage is normally available if you drive to the Taupiri
Lookout. From Minginui cross river bridge, take Main Road, turn left
into South Road, then Right into Taupiri Lookout Road. Alternately travel
15- 20 Km down to Murupara.
Look at our new site www.whirinaki.biz
for the businesses and service organisations that operate in the valley.
Learn what Kaitiakitanga means to us
VIDEOCLIPS ON LINE (Index here)
Guided Tours - Local guides will share their treasure with you
Mountainbiking - ride the spectacular Whirinaki MTB track
in Whirinaki. - Experience our place
Camping at Mangamate Waterfall - upgraded for your next hols
Disabled or impaired - Local support and guides are available
Accommodation - to make your Whirinaki experience
WEMZ Project - The Whirinaki Ecological Management Zone
Our Right Royal Kiwi, Princess Beatrice adopted by Prince Andrew
species recovery projects - Kiwi, Weka and Kaka
Powhiri - our formal welcome to visitors (see marae visits)
What we and our school are up to download videoclips
David Bellamy "Moa's Ark Revisited" Whirinaki 25 report, Sept 09 Dialoque in our rainforest with Hunter Lovins - US environmentalist
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