About Kopututea Kopututea is the sand dunes stretching for 7 kilometres along from Midway Beach towards the mouth of the Waipaoa River.  Kopututea is in private ownership but has generously been made available to the public for many years, and will continue through a co-management relationship between Kopututea Trustees and Council. 


  • Dogs On Leash
  • No Camping
  • No Fires
  • Swimming

548 Centennial Marine Dr, Awapuni, Gisborne 4071
5km from the city centre, follow Centennial Marine Drive out to the mouth of the Waipaoa River. Easy cycling distance of the city. Entrance Formed car parks and access along Centennial Marine Drive.

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