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Wairarapa New Zealand


Wairarapa New Zealand
Located in the south east of the North Island, Wairarapa is just an hour away from the vibrant capital city, Wellington. You can make an easy day trip from the capital to see working farms, country gardens, and wild coastline complete with seal colonies. Or stay overnight in one the region's many farm stays, bed and breakfasts, country cottages or exclusive lodges. Wairarapa is the perfect rural retreat in the very heart of New Zealand. The Wairarapa is well known in New Zealand for its vineyards and its numerous craftshops. The region also hosts a growing number of activities including hot air ballooning, fishing, diving, hunting, mountain biking and surfing.
Travel guides for Wairarapa: wairarapanz.com
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What to do in Wairarapa

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Martinborough Wine Tasting Tour    0.2 KM Martinborough
A full day guided tour in Martinborough with guide includes visits to four well known vineyards in the Wairarapa region. The tour departs from Wellington with a scenic train tour to the region and includes wine and gourmet cuisine tasting, local wine making knowledge and antipasto lunch.
The Tora Coastal Walk    37.1 KM Martinborough
The Tora Coastal Walk is a three day walking adventure in the stunning South Wairarapa. Situated 34 kms south of Martinborough, the walk traverses open farmland, native bush, windswept ridges, river valleys and the rugged Tora coastline. Accommodation each night is in comfortable fully equipped farm cottages.
Whareama Coastal Walk    32.1 KM Masterton
A fantastic 2-night/2-day fully catered walking experience over private farmland and isolated Wairarapa coastline. Starting at Whareama, situated near the stunning East Coast beach resorts of Castlepoint and Riversdale, come and join like-minded people on this challenging and breath-taking walk. You walk with only a day pack - the ideal weekend or midweek getaway.

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Current and upcoming events in Wairarapa

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    13.6 KM Masterton
Smokefreerockquest is New Zealand’s only nationwide, live, original music, youth event. Now in its 30th year, the series of over 40 events reaches audience numbers in excess of 10,000 every year. Founded in 1989 by music teachers Glenn Common ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Carterton Events Centre, Carterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 13.6 KM from Masterton
    22.9 KM Masterton
Celebrating Matariki. On the 23rd of June celebrate Matariki at Pukaha from 6pm. Enjoy a shared traditional hangi for Kai and then take a hosted night walk starting with an introduction to Matariki followed by a night time eel feed. We’ll ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 22.9 KM from Masterton
    0.5 KM Featherston
Come and join us for an immersive artistic event that invites people to not only attend but participate in the creative experience of anachronistic costume, music, food, and performance art. Guests will be required to attend in costume from a ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Featherston Anzac Hall, Featherston, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.5 KM from Featherston
    13.6 KM Masterton
A fabulous concert featuring your favourite fairy tales which will delight audiences of all ages! Meet Alice, the Mad Hatter, Cinderella, Aladdin and lots of other hilarious characters and escape into a colourful world of imagination and ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Carterton Events Centre, Carterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 13.6 KM from Masterton
0.8 KM Martinborough
This is a Monster Book Fair with books for everyone in support of First Church Martinborough. We are holding the event at the Hau Ariki Marae and there is no protocol to come into the community hall where the book fair is being held. There will be ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Hau Ariki Marae, Martinborough, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.8 KM from Martinborough
    0.8 KM Masterton
Thirteen jewellery artists are featured in the Wairarapa for six weeks in an exhibition of their exquisite contemporary jewellery design. Jewellery is perhaps the most personal of all the arts. Humans have been adorning our bodies with jewellery ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.8 KM from Masterton
    13.6 KM Masterton
The 50’s and 60’s introduced a liberating new beat, a more enveloping style of music, a greater zest for life and a more contagious invitation to dance than ever before. It gave us some of the greatest artists of all time and started the frenzy ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Carterton Events Centre, Carterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 13.6 KM from Masterton
    0.6 KM Featherston
Our weekly pub quiz is held every Monday. It starts at 7pm and finishes by 9:30pm so it's not too late if you have a train to catch in the morning. It is bought to you by Believe It or Not. While a team of 4 to 6 is ideal, a team of 2 works ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Empire Hotel, Featherston, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.6 KM from Featherston
    6.3 KM Masterton
This quintessential Kiwi classic chronicles the friendship between a 12-year-old boy and the wild-limbed Firpo. Through the boy's eyes, we see the wonder of life on a perfect beach, in a perfect 1930s New Zealand, during a perfect summer. It's a ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Trust House Theatre, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 6.3 KM from Masterton
    0.9 KM Masterton
With the outstanding success and popularity of TV2’s award winning series ‘Sensing Murder’, Kelvin has literally been swamped with people wanting to see him. Passing on messages from people who have died and are in spirit is what Kelvin was ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Wairarapa College, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.9 KM from Masterton
    3.3 KM Masterton
Wairarapa Cancer Society is having their Bi-Annual Charity Ball - $99 per ticket Dress up in your Christmas clothes/gowns/costumes, come along for a mid-winter 3 Course Christmas dinner, and then dance the night away. Beer and wine and juice ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Copthorne Hotel & Resort Solway Park, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 3.3 KM from Masterton
    0.8 KM Masterton
Aratoi & Grafia present Sarah Dill & Jhan Lindsay, two singer-songwriters at NZ Pacific Studio. Sarah Dill: http://www.sarahdillmusic.com/ Jhan Lindsay: http://www.jhanlindsay.com/ Doors open 3.30pm. Tickets $10 Door sales available
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.8 KM from Masterton
    1.7 KM Masterton
School holiday fun! If you love performing already or would just love to develop more confidence, then this 3-day workshop is for you! Singing, dancing, movement and stagecraft are all included in this fun, interactive holiday programme for ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Majestic Theatre and Gaiety Hall, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 1.7 KM from Masterton
    2.5 KM Martinborough
The amazing Beat Kitchen is making Tk a regular thing! The second and last Saturday of the Month you can make Tk your destination of amazing and delicious food paired with award winning wine - oh and don't forget the beautiful peaceful setting the ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Te Kairanga Vineyard, Martinborough, Wairarapa   Distance: 2.5 KM from Martinborough
    13.6 KM Masterton
The only upcycled fashion awards event in New Zealand We are passionate about making these sustainable Fashion Awards a successful national sustainable Event, and are delighted to again welcome our partner sponsor, Earthcare Environmental, who ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Carterton Events Centre, Carterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 13.6 KM from Masterton
    0.5 KM Featherston
St Marks Church Carterton is proud to invite you to our Ragin' Cajun Louisiana Hoedown. In true American style we'll feed and entertain you with some true blue Americana soul, blues, jazz, country and rock. The menu includes Creole shrimp & ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Featherston Anzac Hall, Featherston, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.5 KM from Featherston
    3.3 KM Masterton
The Pointon Collection of Cars & Costume shows original fashions from the 1960's & 70's in its latest display "Dedicated Follower of Fashion." These clothes are all recent acquisitions and have not been displayed before. From the smart sheath and ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Pointon Collection, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 3.3 KM from Masterton
    22.9 KM Masterton
5th annual New Zealand Flora and Fauna art exhibition - Paintings at Pukaha, marks a milestone for annual fundraiser. 36 well-known local artists have created an exhibition of native flora, fauna and wildlife which will be on display and available ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 22.9 KM from Masterton
    0.2 KM Martinborough
Unleash your inner artist while enjoying local wines and painting your own version of a famous masterpiece. Join a jovial crowd with music, fun and laughs. Our painting tutor will go over the basic techniques used in the painting so everyone has ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Ventana Creative Collective, Martinborough, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.2 KM from Martinborough
    4.7 KM Featherston
Invited musicians and bands play three shorter sets then our guest duo (this month) plays for seventy minutes plus encores. Our special guests for the June Tin Hut Live night are Andrew and Kirsten London who will bring a selection of their ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Tin Hut, Featherston, Wairarapa   Distance: 4.7 KM from Featherston
    13.6 KM Masterton
Ahoy! Ready for some adventure? Then heave to me hearties, hoist the Jolly Roger and plunder that treasure! Join Jim Hawkins aboard the good ship Hispaniola for a swashbuckling tale of high drama, low cunning and villainous skulduggery, packed ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Carterton Events Centre, Carterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 13.6 KM from Masterton
    0.2 KM Martinborough
Learn to draw the human form and develop your inner artist while enjoying local beer and good company. Enjoy a Martinborough Brewery beverage of choice and some nibbles while learning to draw through multiple poses over a 1.5-hour ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Ventana Creative Collective, Martinborough, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.2 KM from Martinborough
    0.2 KM Featherston
Hey folks, happy news!!! Calling all Muso's and supporters. The Dragon Inn, Featherston and there super friendly staff will be kindly hosting an Open Mic Every Wed starting Anzac Day from now on, from 7.30pm till 9.30pm. Come on down and ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Dragon Inn, Featherston, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.2 KM from Featherston
    4.7 KM Featherston
Blues ‘power-house’ Lloyd Spiegel returns to the Wairarapa in 2018 Australian bluesman Lloyd Spiegel brings his high energy solo show back to New Zealand in 2018. As part of his North Island tour he’ll be checking back in with the Wairarapa ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Tin Hut, Featherston, Wairarapa   Distance: 4.7 KM from Featherston
    0.1 KM Masterton
Classes are for singles or couples whom are interested in learning Rock 'in' Roll steps. Beginners an Intermediate level. First hour Beginners at 6pm, second hour Intermediate 7:15pm, then free dancing until 10pm. 'Rock till you drop', come on ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Club Wairarapa, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.1 KM from Masterton
    0.1 KM Masterton
The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a celebration of film on the finest screens in New Zealand. The event is the cultural highlight of winter in 13 towns and cities around the country, making a great occasion out of movie-going ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Regent 3 Cinemas, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.1 KM from Masterton
    0.8 KM Masterton
Become a Co-Creator and experience the power of being in tune with others and the calming beauty of harmonies! Aratoi and Masterton Arts Fund invite you to discover the magic of music in a unique way – not just as an audience member or a ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.8 KM from Masterton
    0.9 KM Masterton
The Wairarapa Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday from 9am to 1pm (rain or shine!), undercover at The Farriers Bar and Eatery, 4 Queen St North, Masterton. Entry is on the north end of Chapel and Queen Streets, SH2 (opposite the Fire ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Wairarapa Farmers' Market, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.9 KM from Masterton
    13.6 KM Masterton
After last year's record sell out we are back in 2018! Celebrating its 2nd year, the NZ Tiny House & Alternative Living Conference is returning and ready to take it to the next level! The Carterton Event Centre will come alive when we return ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Carterton Events Centre, Carterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 13.6 KM from Masterton
    0.4 KM Martinborough
This one day class will give you an introduction to all of the basic skills and techniques of upholstery, through making your own footstool from scratch. You’ll also gain an insight into those ‘tricks of the trade’ which achieve a ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Graham & Sons Upholstery, Martinborough, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.4 KM from Martinborough
    16 KM Masterton
This tour is different...its no rush, its as much about about getting out into the countryside as it is spending time with friends in beautiful inspiring gardens and with lots of extra things at each garden for your to discover throughout your day. ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Wainuioru School, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 16 KM from Masterton
    0.8 KM Masterton
Hospice Wairarapa invites you to enjoy "A Touch of Country Christmas" as you tour some of Masterton and Carterton's most beautiful homes and venues. Be inspired by our unique venues to help create your own distinctive Christmas theme at home, and ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Trust House Recreation Centre, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.8 KM from Masterton
    6.2 KM Masterton
A wonderful family day out is always enjoyed at the Annual Rathkeale Christmas Fete. A friendly and relaxed day set within the beautiful Rathkeale College School grounds - just 5 minutes north of Masterton on SH2 (Willow Park Drive). Lots of parking ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Rathkeale College, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 6.2 KM from Masterton
    5.4 KM Featherston
An annual fundraiser for the Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre, this two-day, self-drive garden tour will feature beautiful and unique gardens from the south and central Wairarapa. Now into its eighth year, the Pukaha Wairarapa Garden ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: South Wairarapa, Martinborough, Wairarapa   Distance: 5.4 KM from Featherston
    13.9 KM Masterton
Hillbilly to Hard Rock Music Group gathers at St James Union Church Hall, Masterton, on the third Saturday of each month. Using an open mic concert format, Hillbilly to Hardrock is a genre inclusive gathering for both emerging and established ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: St James Union Church, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 13.9 KM from Masterton
    0.8 KM Masterton
Roll up. Roll up. Roll up!!!!! Welcome to Season 4 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Queen Elizabeth Park, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.8 KM from Masterton
    13.4 KM Masterton
Carterton Farmers' Market is a Sunday market held in the centre of the town from 9am in Memorial Square. Night Market on 16th June from 4pm at Carterton Events Centre! Buy locally grown, fresh veges, Wairarapa-produced olive oils, honey and much ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Memorial Square, Carterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 13.4 KM from Masterton
    0.8 KM Masterton
Everyone is welcome to join these interactive, improvised musical journeys. Hundreds of world instruments provided. Every Tuesday from May 22, during school terms. There is no need to register or participate regularly. No musical experience is ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, Masterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.8 KM from Masterton
    13.1 KM Masterton
A family grass-roots festival of music, local craft, good food and great wine. Featuring 2 stages. These are bands we think are the ones to watch in the next few years. The focus is on family enjoyment so bring the kids and enjoy the entertainment ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Gladstone Vineyard, Carterton, Wairarapa   Distance: 13.1 KM from Masterton
    0.1 KM Featherston
At the gateway to the Wairarapa, you'll discover an artisan deli for dogs. Treat your pooch to gourmet, grain free, free range doggytreats. Made with only the freshest, locally sourced, human-grade ingredients. Proudly handmade in the ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Featherston Market, Featherston, Wairarapa   Distance: 0.1 KM from Featherston

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Camping and overnight campervan parking in Wairarapa

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Martinborough Top 10    0.7 KM Martinborough
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers, Power, Laundry   (Fees Apply)
 
Masterton Mawley Park Holiday Park Camp Ground    1.1 KM Masterton
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers, Power, Laundry, Shopping   (Fees Apply)
 
Waiohine Gorge Road Tararua Forest Park    12.2 KM Featherston
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers   (Fees Apply)
 
Kaitoke Regional Park    12.7 KM Featherston
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers   (Fees Apply)
 
Carterton Holiday Park    13.6 KM Masterton
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers, Power, Laundry   (Fees Apply)
 
Holdsworth Camp Site    15.4 KM Masterton
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers   (Fees Apply)
 
Mt Bruce Wildlife Centre    25 KM Masterton
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water   Free
 
Castlepoint Carpark Beach Side    47.7 KM Masterton
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Toilets   Free
 

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