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Worth the visit if you are keen on NZ history. This site is about 150 years old. There is not much... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
WilliamL4358
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I never knew about this place

We came across this site while driving to to Turangi through National Park. There is not alot of... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
nipitinthebud
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Auckland, New Zealand
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State Highway 47 | New Zealand, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Worth the visit if you are keen on NZ history. This site is about 150 years old. There is not much to see here but sure is a good piece of NZ history.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank WilliamL4358
Reviewed 3 February 2018

We came across this site while driving to to Turangi through National Park. There is not alot of information about the actual fighting between Te Kooti and the government troops and their Maori allies but it was still a fascinating place nonetheless. We visited in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank nipitinthebud
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Went to the top redoubt. Worth the walk, steppish in places with a few steps, but overall nice and easy. Good viewing platform to survey the trenches and surroundings.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a short walk. We walked to both the lower and upper redoubts. These were the locations of defenses constructed by Te Kooti in 1869 in his stand against the colonial troops. Given they are almost 150 years old they are in...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank kiwitravlers
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Parked up & talk a brief walk along a track to the lower Redoubt...opted not to go to the larger one as the weather was unpredictable, didn't want the little ones to get too wet. Even the lower Redoubt was fascinating to see & walk...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Matty D
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Te Porere a Rereao Redoubt is the sight of the fighting between Te Kooti and government troops in 1869. 150 years on these man made fortifications are perfectly in order. There are upper and lower fortifications the lower fortifications being an easy walk of 5-10...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank cass h
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