Mt Aubrey/Reotahi (C14)

Mt Aubrey and the Reotahi shoreline loop track and Reotahi Freezing Works ruins , Whangarei Heads New Zealand.

GPS: -35.827071  174.498349

Reotahi-Mt Aubrey loop overview 1

Reotahi-Mt Aubrey loop overview 1

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Reotahi-Mt Aubrey loop overview 2

Reotahi-Mt Aubrey loop overview 2

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Whangarei Heads map from Whangarei i-Site.

Whangarei Heads map from Whangarei i-Site.

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Mt Aubrey view over the Reotahi carpark, the mouth of Whangarei Bay ,and the Marsden Refinery.

Mt Aubrey view over the Reotahi carpark, the mouth of Whangarei Bay, and the Marsden Refinery.

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Tiller Park is one end of the Mt Aubrey loop track.

Tiller Park is one end of the Mt Aubrey loop track.

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The Reotahi road-end carpark, the better spot to start the Mt Aubrey loop than at Tiller Park.

The Reotahi road-end carpark, the better spot to start the Mt Aubrey loop than at Tiller Park.

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Sign at the start of the Reotahi Coastal walkway-Mt Aubrey Loop

Sign at the start of the Reotahi Coastal walkway-Mt Aubrey Loop

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Whangarei Freezing works ruins, with Marsden Refinery across the bay narrows.

Whangarei Freezing works ruins, with Marsden Refinery across the bay narrows.

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Plaque on the ruins of the Whangarei Freezing Works along the Reotahi shoreline.

Plaque on the ruins of the Whangarei Freezing Works along the Reotahi shoreline.

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Here’s a link to a nice historic photo of the Reotahi Freezing Works: http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/photograph/7609/reotahi-freezing-works

Ruins of the Whangarei Freezing works on Whangarei Bay.

Ruins of the Whangarei Freezing works on Whangarei Bay.

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Remnants of the Whangarei Meat-freezing works, looking out into the Pacific.

Remnants of the Whangarei Meat-freezing works, looking out into the Pacific.

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An article from a 1918 newspaper article about the Reotahi Freezing Works: http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=NA19180625.2.8

Ruins of the Whangarei Freezing Works.

Ruins of the Whangarei Freezing Works.

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Signage and steps up the My Aubrey-Reotahi loop track.

Signage and steps up the My Aubrey-Reotahi loop track.

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Views from the first of three scramble viewpoints along the Mt Aubrey ridge.

Views from the first of three scramble viewpoints along the Mt Aubrey ridge.

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Mt Manaia and Pacific Ocean as seen from Mt Aubrey.

Mt Manaia and Pacific Ocean as seen from Mt Aubrey.

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Excellent views from Mt Aubrey 2nd viewpoint of the mouth of Whangarei Bay.

Excellent views from Mt Aubrey 2nd viewpoint of the mouth of Whangarei Bay.

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The distinctive tree which marks the unsigned scramble-path up to the top of Mt Aubrey.

The distinctive tree which marks the unsigned scramble-path up to the top of Mt Aubrey.

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The distinctive marker atop Mt Aubrey, looking north over McLeod Bay.

The distinctive marker atop Mt Aubrey, looking north over McLeod Bay.

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The Mt Aubrey survey post.

The Mt Aubrey survey post.

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Mt Aubrey view over the Reotahi carpark, the mouth of Whangarei Bay ,and the Marsden Refinery.

Mt Aubrey view over the Reotahi carpark, the mouth of Whangarei Bay ,and the Marsden Refinery.

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The many steps on the Mt Aubrey Track.

The many steps on the Mt Aubrey Track.

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Tiller Park is one end of the Mt Aubrey loop track.

Tiller Park is one end of the Mt Aubrey loop track.

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Mt Aubrey seen over McLeod Bay.

Mt Aubrey seen over McLeod Bay.

Mt Aubrey seen over McLeod Bay.

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