Wainuiomata Recreation Area
10 Whitcher Grove, Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt 5373
Follow the main road through Wainuiomata and turn left at the roundabout into Moores Valley Road. Take the first turn right into Whitcher Grove and follow this to the Recreation Area.
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6am-6pm Winter (during daylight savings) 6am-8pm Summer
Dogs must be on a lead at all times and remove droppings. There are kiwi in this area. No dogs allowed on the Lower Dam walk beyond the Gums Loop junction. Dogs are allowed off leash in the adjoining Hutt City dog exercise locations at Hine Road Reserve and Richard Prouse Park.
Fireworks are prohibited in all Regional Parks and Forests
We will be closing a section of the sledge track for maintenance and there will be a diversion in place. This section of the track will be closed from the afternoon of Wednesday 5 April until the afternoon of Tuesday 11 April.
We are currently at Alert Level 1. In order to recover from the effects of COVID-19 in our community, it is important to:
If you have any questions for us, please call 0800 496 734.
A peaceful and sheltered valley east of Wainuiomata, the Wainuiomata Recreation Area is an inviting spot for family outings and picnics. Swim in the Wainuiomata River or take an easy walk over the swingbridge and along the valley floor.
Fireworks are not allowed in any of our regional parks.
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