Lower North Island
Welcome / Nau Mai
The Lower North Island (LNI) Region extends from remote Hicks Bay on the East Coast to Mokau on the West Coast right down to Cook Strait. Our Region contains many of New Zealand’s strong Heartland provincial centres.
The Region is currently divided into eight Zones: Waiapu Zone that covers the East Coast & Hawkes Bay; New Horizons Zone, which includes Wanganui city, rural townships such as Fielding and a large portion of the Central Plateau; Taranaki Zone from Mokau in the North to Patea in the South; Palmerston North Zone includes Palmerston North city and rural environs including Sth Hawkes Bay; Kapiti Zone includes the Kapiti Coast from Waiterere Beach to and including Porirua City; Rimutaka Zone takes in Masterton, southern Wairarapa ribbon settlements and Upper Hutt City; Lower Hutt Zone includes Lower Hutt City and the Outdoor Education Centre at Brookfield in Wainuiomata; Wellington Zone our largest concentration of Scouts in the Region within Wellington City from Cook Strait to Tawa.
The region also includes the Scout Lodge at Mt Ruapehu & the base of the National Scout Aviation School at Fielding and National Scout Canoe School’s playground the Whanganui River.
The Regional Service Centre is based in The National Scout Centre, 1 Kaiwharawhara Road, Kaiwharawhara, Wellington 6035. The Regional Development Manager Gwyn Fraser can also be contacted via the Service Centre.
REGIONAL OFFICE AND SERVICE CENTRE:
1 Kaiwharawhara Road
PO Box 11348,
0800 SCOUTS or P:(04) 815 8907