Climb the summit of Rangituhi/Colonial Knob
Take a steep climb up to the summit of Rangituhi/Colonial Knob, 468 metres (1,535ft) above sea level, located in the Colonial Knob Scenic Reserve. This and the nearby Porirua Scenic Reserve serve as protected areas for the most significant area of native forest left in the Tawa-Porirua Basin. From the summit, it is possible to see Mount Taranaki in the north and the Kaikoura range in the south on a clear day. The walk takes three to four hours, and don’t forget to take a jacket as it can get very windy at the top.