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Point Howard tracks

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Point Howard tracks

Updated 6 January 2015 1:44pm

Howard Road, Ngaumatau Road

Howard Road

The track climbs through regenerating forest offering stunning views of Wellington Harbour. The gorse is forming a nurse crop for native trees and shrubs and will eventually die out. From the main ridge a range of tracks lead down to other eastern bays and over to the Wainuiomata Valley.

Times are one way to:

Main Ridge Track: 45 mins
Cheviot Road: 1 hour
Wainuiomata Hill Lookout: 1 hour

Ngaumatau Road

The tracks descend through mixed beech/ podocarp forest down to Lowry Bay. From Cheviot Road another track climbs up to the main ridge through regenerating forest offering stunnig views of Wellington Harbour. From the main ridge a range of tracks lead down to other eastern bays and over to the Wainuiomata Valley.

Times are one way to:

Dillon Street: 20 mins
Cheviot Road: 20 mins