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Wairoa is a picturesque town in the Hawke’s Bay region on the Wairoa River, known for its scenic river, rich heritage, and outdoor adventures. The town is a gateway to the Te Urewera and offers a range of attractions and activities.

The Wairoa River is a major draw, offering excellent opportunities for fishing, kayaking, and picnicking. The river’s scenic beauty and tranquil atmosphere make it a popular spot for both locals and visitors.

Wairoa is rich in heritage, with numerous historic buildings and sites to explore. The Wairoa Museum provides insights into the town’s history and heritage, with a range of exhibits on early Maori settlement, European colonisation, and local industries.

Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy exploring the nearby Te Urewera, which offers world-class hiking, camping, and wildlife viewing opportunities. The Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk is a highlight, offering stunning views and a rewarding hiking experience.

Wairoa’s town centre features a variety of shops, cafes, and restaurants, offering a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The Wairoa Lighthouse is another popular attraction, providing panoramic views of the town and surrounding area.

The town also has several parks and reserves, including the Wairoa Centennial Park, which offers walking trails, sports facilities, and picnic areas. The Morere Hot Springs is another must-visit, offering natural hot pools and scenic bush walks.

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