Inland from Mangawhai there is the small settlement of Hakaru, on this walk Views from the Hinterland you get a chance to explore this old established farming area.
Visit an old woolshed and maybe see a sheep shorn. Walk across the road for morning tea and spectacular views over Mangawhai estuary and the islands. Stroll across the paddocks and take in views west and north towards Kaiwaka and Baldrock.
Cruise Lawrence road with its great views to St Michaels Church and on to the Hakaru R.S.A for own lunch on the lawn.