Te Pakau (Eight Acre) Waimana Valley, Te Urewera National Park
Once a dairy farm it's now a large Department of Conservation camping area next to the Waimana River. Close to popular short walks in the spectacular forest nearby. Water and toilet facilities available. 60 sites available. $7 per site.
Getting there: Follow Bell Rd, off SH2 near Waimana and then onto Matahi Valley Rd. Campsite is 27km from SH2. Some gravel roads.