Pirinoa – Wairarapa Jeep Adventures

  The allure of the kiwi countryside is strong, whether seeking privacy, space or a chance to be at one with nature, there are plenty of good reasons to choose a break in the Wairarapa. On this Wairarapa Jeep Adventure, we are taking you to quite possibly the most gorgeous 1860’s shepherd’s cottage I have ever seen, nestled in the…
Pirinoa Homestead Cottage
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SHOP MY WARDROBE & BEAUTY

Wairarapa Creative Workshops

  Art has been such a huge part of my life. Our matriarch of the whānau, mum, was always creating. Our clothes were all handmade by our mother, and sold in our family business, a children’s clothing store. Painting, pottery, screenprinting, baking, weaving to gardening and even floristry, mum has always been my most inspiring role model and always shared…
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Longspur Eco Cottage – Wairarapa Jeep Adventures

  We haven’t stopped raving about our trip to Longspur Eco Cottage since we left. Our travels here fell on Matariki, our Māori New Year. As the name of the cottage suggests, its the perfect place to unwind in the heart of a natural environment, without impacting on the surroundings. Just a 35-minute drive from Martinborough – wine central, Longspur…
Longspur Eco Cottage
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Rewanui Forest Park – Trek & Trails

  Brown & purple hiking boots. Mum bought me them when I was 10 from the Adidas outlet in South Auckland. These boots would be my first introduction to ‘hiking’ though we were really just bush-walking and camping a lot. I come from an avid camping and fishing family, most of my youth before heading to Australia was spent way…
Rewanui Forest Park
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STONY BAY LODGE – WAIRARAPA JEEP ADVENTURES

  Our next Wairarapa Jeep Adventure takes us to one of Wairarapa’s best-kept secrets. An hour east of Martinborough, past New Zealand’s first commercial wind-farm, along a fourbie’s dream gravel road you’ll find yourself at Tora. Best known for its profoundly scenic (and sometimes terrifying) coast and being a hunter-gatherers dream for diving, hunting and fishing. If you’re already familiar…
Stony Bay
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