Hauraki Rail Trail Extension
Plans to build the 10km stretch of Hauraki Rail Trail from Kaiaua township to Pūkorokoro Miranda were rolled out to the community at a drop-in session in Kaiaua in May, where proposed designs for a car parking and freedom camping area at the Kaiaua end of the Trail were also on display. The session was well attended, and further feedback has also been received via the council website and email.
Thanks to everyone that shared their thoughts and ideas. We heard that you were keen to keep the Trail on the seaward side of the road north of the County Bridge, so our plans have been updated to reflect that. The car parking and freedom camping area will stay at the northern end of the township.
Construction of the Trail itself is due to begin at the end of July, depending on the weather, with work on the car parking and freedom camping area following towards the end of the year.
View the finalised plans and designs
- Finalised layout of Hauraki Rail Trail from Pūkorokoro Miranda to Kaiaua (pdf, 6.2MB)
- Finalised toilet block (pdf, 126KB)
- Finalised (as per draft) Kaiaua Coast section – carpark and campsite (pdf, 2.5MB)
- Finalised (as per draft) Pirate ship playground section (pdf, 3.3MB)