Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre

  Our whanau was recently invited to experience Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre, Mount Bruce. An incredible unfenced sanctuary for native wildlife. Pūkaha has breed wildlife since the early 1960s and is a partnership between Rangitāne o Wairarapa and the Department of Conservation. The Mount Bruce reserve is a restored forest and best known as home to Manukura, the only white…
Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre
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WAIRARAPA JEEP ADVENTURES

  It’s Happening… Coronavirus inevitably had a huge impact on our travel and tourism industry. As Wairarapa’s Go-To Bloggers it felt our duty to step-up for the region especially knowing our blog has become a source of inspiration for Wairarapa destination searches and holiday planning. Its time to let the proverbial ‘cat out of the bag’, that’s if you haven’t…
Wairarapa, New Zealand
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Tikara Country Gardens + How We Find the Wonders of The Wairarapa

  Covid-19 delayed our Tikara Country Gardens post, in hindsight, we think for the better! Lord knows we could all do with some inspiration and colour right now and perhaps seeing more of New Zealand’s travel-treasures in our feeds will help inspire some domestic travel given international trips will be restricted for some time. We know it’s going to take…
Tikara Country Gardens
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FERNSIDE GARDENS

  Lord of the Rings fan? Me too! Ever wanted to visit one of the LOTR’s sets around New Zealand? Me too! You bet when I moved to the Wairarapa Fernside Gardens was on the bucket-list of places to visit. It’s stunning lake area played a starring role as Lothlorien in several scenes of LOTR’s and WOW it does not…
Fernside Gardens
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Kawakawa Station – The Purple Hut

  There’s no shortage of luxury glamping spots around New Zealand that elevate the experience to the level of a five-star hotel, we’re talking lodgings with hotel-style beds, extravagant furnishings and amenities closer to that of the Sofitel than an actual campsite. If you’re searching for a more authentic kiwi off-the-grid adventure however and for those who aren’t necessarily looking…
Kawakawa Station
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