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The Matemateāonga Range is a range of rugged hills in the northern Manawatū-Whanganui region of the western North Island of New Zealand. It is located on the western side the Whanganui River between Wanganui and Taumarunui.

Coordinates: 39°26′S 174°31′E / 39.433°S 174.517°E / -39.433; 174.517

The 1970s proposed Cape Egmont to East Cape walkway

Starting in the late 1970s the then Department of Survey and Land Information embarked on a project to link Cape Egmont to East Cape by a walkway.

The Matemateāonga Range section of the ‘Cape Egmont to East Cape’ walkway was completed in the 1970s. The Matemateāonga Range section still remains in use. It was a traditional Māori trail, then dray track in the early 20th century.

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