Driving Directions from Auckland

Approximately 460 km :: Time 5.5 hours

Following SH1 you will pass through Hamilton, Cambridge, Tirau, and Taupo. Just north of Taupo there is a bypass option or follow the directions into Taupo and just south of the main township your turn left onto SH5 in the direction of Napier.

At the end of SH5 you will turn right at the 'T' intersection with SH2 in the direction of Napier. As you approach Napier you will pass the Hawkes Bay Airport on your right. Immediately after the airport the road you are on becomes SH2B, continue on this road through a series of roundabouts in the direction of Hastings.

Follow the signs to Hastings and note the road you are on changes to SH50 and then to SH50A.

You will reach a roundabout intersection with Omahu Road. Here you will ignore the sign to Hastings and pass straight through the intersection following the sign for Waipukurau/Wellington. Travel through one more roundabout and then at the next roundabout take the Bridge Pa Exit (SH50).

You will pass Hastings Golf Club and Hastings Aerodrome on your right and soon enter Bridge Pa township.

Within Bridge Pa township you will see the large, white Church of the Latter Day Saints. On the opposite side of the road from the church you will notice a road sign for Raukawa Road. Turn into Raukawa Road and drive for approximately ten minutes to Glen Aros at 1549 Raukawa Road (approx 15.5kms).

After passing the Raukawa Hall on the left, Glen Aros is approx 1.5kms further along on the left hand side.

There is a large stone entranceway with ‘1549’ and ‘Glen Aros’ in large letters. Drive up to the gate and proceed up the driveway.

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