Porika Road

This article documents Porika Road

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Focus Map

The below photos take you from the start of Porika Road at the Howard Velley Road intersection over to Lake Rotoroa camping ground

Photo 1 of Porika Road
The road starts out as a well maintained bush track
Photo 2 of Porika Road
The track progressively gets more rocky as you continue
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Photo 4 of Porika Road
Stunning views over Lake Rotoroa
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Photo 6 of Porika Road
Hard to capture on camera but some of these sections are quite steep with areas of lose rocks
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Photo 8 of Porika Road
Coming out at Lake Rotoroa

Track maintenance

The track does not get highly prioritized in the case of slips etc damaging the track and can take a while before repairs are done. The slip in the photos below (still passable on bike) stayed like this for quite some time

Photo 9 of Porika Road
Photo 10 of Porika Road

General Information

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Access Information

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Terrain Information

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Bike Requirements

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GPS Information

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Additional Information

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Cautions and Safety

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Reviews, Updates, and Photos

Eleanor
Review by Eleanor (1/12/2014)
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Asterix
Review by Asterix (14/11/2014)
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RMOTO
Update by RMOTO (27/10/2014)
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Photoset by RMOTO (27/10/2014)
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