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Ohakune is in close proximity to many exception rides. Two of these rides are included in Nga Haerenga – The New Zealand Cycle Trail Network, The Mountains to Sea – Nga Ara Tuhono and The Timber Trail. The Powderhorn can assist with the planning of all rides in the Ruapehu[…]

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Locations & Activites

The Powderhorn Chateau is situated in the Ruapehu region in the central North Island. From the hotel, the Tongariro National Park and the Whanganui National park are both easily accessed. Tongariro National Park is the oldest national park in New Zealand, located in the central North Island. It has been[…]

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Tongariro National Park

Tongariro National Park History Tongariro National Park was established in 1887 and is New Zealand’s oldest national park. This stunning winter wonderland is one of only a handful of sites throughout the world to be given dual natural and cultural World Heritage status by UNESCO. The park’s boundaries enclose over[…]

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