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16-May-13

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Arapuni Dam Rest Area

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by Chris Gaelic

cnr Arapuni Rd and Powerhouse Rd, Arapuni, Waipa, Waikato

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The Arapuni Dam Rest Area is at the junction of Arapuni Road and Powerhouse Road and overlooks the road across the dam. Its a pretty location, but a little noisy during the day with trucks driving back and forth across the dam.

 

We had an interesting chat to a young woman returning from a training run, and she recommended going out to Jones Landing where she had just come from. There a walk up to the top of  a hill that has a spectacular view over the lake on a sunny day.

 

It was about 8 km away, and unfortunately we were running out of time, but that will be on my 'must do' list the next time we are out this way.

 

Overlooking Arapuni Dam from the rest area.

 

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