Eddie Mangatepopo Camp http://www.mangatepopo.co.nz/ would be an good base for a Central Plateau rally. It is on SH47 near the Kapoors Rd end of the 42nd Traverse. The Ulysses motorcycle club use it in February. DIY cooking & it has a drying room. Other rides are Poutu canal, Pillars of Hercules, Tukino Skifield Rd, Mangapurua Track, Fishers Track.