Papamoa Hills Regional Park (Te Rae o Papamoa)
Update 9 June 2017: Papamoa Hills Regional Park re-opened to the public on Saturday 3 June.
Note that Summerhill farm trails will be closed to the public from 12-26 June so that fence, track and tree maintenance work can be completed safely. Summerhill farm trails are on on privately owned land, adjacent to Papamoa Hills Regional Park.
History, culture and heritage
The Park is significant in New Zealand's archaeological landscape as there are few examples of historical occupation of such complexity in such a relatively small area. This can be attributed to a large extent to the careful management of the land by the McNaughton family since the late 1800s. It is an extremely valuable public asset that should be preserved and celebrated in the future. Learn more.
There are no upcoming events. Check back soon for updates.
Walking trails are Papamoa Hills Regional Park's main feature. Take a stroll through the farmland and enjoy the panoramic coastal views. For more information on walking in the Park click here.
Papamoa Hills is located in the Western Bay of Plenty, click here for more information on how to get to the Park
You can enjoy Papamoa Hills Regional Park:
6.30am - 7.00pm (winter)
6.30am - 9.00pm (summer)
The gate to the carpark is locked overnight.
There are certain prohibitied activities in the Park, to find out more about these click here.
Papamoa Hills Regional Park Management Plan
The Papamoa Hills Regional Park Management Plan was developed in July 2007 and includes information on the Park history, the community vision for the Park and details the management policies and actions.
For more information
For more information on the Papamoa Hills Regional Park, contact the Park Ranger on 0800 884 881 ext 8807