Ellis Hut was built in 1884 in the Ruahine Ranges, Hawke's Bay, for mustering and wild animal control. A feature is the hand-made tongue & groove interior lining. This report records a 1995 on-site workshop planning the hut’s restoration.
This report assesses the cultural heritage significance of Otatara Pa. It was prepared by DOC as a prerequisite to writing a conservation plan. The conservation plan ensures that Otatara Pa's meaning and importance will be preserved.