Motakiora/Brook Park top section closed until further notice
For health and safety reasons, Waitomo District Council has closed the top section of Motakiora/ Brook Park for ALL recreational use until further notice.
As a result of the weekend’s heavy rainfall event, a section of track to the summit is hazardous and a large slip has taken out part of the mountain bike track, which is also popular with walkers.
There is risk of further multiple slips and damage if the rain continues.
The rotunda and toilet is still accessible, however we urge residents and users to exercise caution if entering this area.
Signage advising of the closure will be erected onsite soon. Please do not venture into the red zone.
Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.

Unsealed Roads Network

24 Jun 2013, 10:34 AM

Due to the long period of summer drought experienced across the Waitomo District, the planned grading programme for all unsealed roads was suspended. To go ahead with this work during such conditions would have been ineffective and increase damage to the road surface (pavement).

WDC wish to advise that its’ Contractor is making progress on this essential work with 40% of the programme complete to date. The aim of this programme is to improve the roads network and to remedy areas where corrugation of the pavement has occurred.

WDC appreciates your patience while this work continues. Please call us on free phone 0800 932 4357 if your road’s pavement is causing you concern.


Gerri Waterkamp