About Us

Ahurei Adventures simply means ‘unique’ adventures, and that’s what you should prepare yourself for when you meet tourist owner/operators Richard & Merianne White, because that’s exactly what they offer their guests, a unique adventure.

Tucked away in the majestic mountains of the Urewera, the Waiau Valley is located near Ruatāhuna; the Heart of the Urewera and your adventure starts here, in the warm embrace of Hinepukohurangi (Mist Maiden).

This is where time stands still, where you allow your unique adventure to be led by experienced guide Richard, whose family has lived in the Waiau Valley for centuries.

Whether you choose to spend time with Richard’s family on the marae, or take a journey into the remote and rugged bush-clad valley of the Waiau, you will truly enjoy this memorable experience. You couldn’t have chosen a better guide