Lake Waiwiri and its surrounds make up 135 hectares of scenic reserve



In Papaitonga Scenic Reserve you can enjoy birdlife on a walk around a dune lake and in Ōtaki Beach Conservation Area you can follow informal tracks through a pine forest.

Find things to do and places to stay Ōtaki area

Papaitonga is home to waterfowl and wading birds as well as forest species on the lake’s margins.


Te Papaioea / Palmerston North Office
Phone:   0800 275 362
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   28 North Street
Palmerston North 4410
Postal Address:   Private Bag 11010
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442
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