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To promote the sustainable development of the Lake Wairewa and Southern Bays catchments, plan, fund, develop and establish facilities which contribute to the social, cultural, environmental or economic wellbeing of residents or visitors to that area'.

Rail Trail


Walk it, hike it, bike it ……. the Little River Rail Trail from the Historic Railway Station Building to Motukarara – a return trip of approx. 46k’s an be comfortably cycled in a day or you can bike or walk it one way.  Toilets at the “Station”, Catons Bay, Kaituna, Motukarara.  From Little River to Birdlings Flat approx 9k’s from Little River to Motukarara 2k’s. Go to website here 

If staying in Little River why not walk to the Little River Hotel and have lunch or tea.  Or walk on further to Catons Bay and feed the ducks or watch the black swans and the interesting bird life that abound on the shores of Lake Forsyth. Toilet facilities.

Full brochure can be picked up from the Little River Visitor Centre.

Silo Stay have a few cycles available for short local rides.  Phone 3251 977 .


Copyright © 2012 by Bryan Morgan for the Little River-Wairewa Community Trust