The Rangitikei region stretches from Taihape in the North to Bulls in the South. Rangitikei is well known for its abundance of beautiful and varied scenery. This stunning region is home to rugged bush-clad ranges, farm land and deep river gorges which have been carved by the mighty Rangitikei River. more
Visitors to the Rangitikei region can enjoy a range of accommodation options and attractions, including white water rafting, cycle trails, bungy jumping, horse riding, art galleries and beautiful gardens.
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Mobile-friendly - Canoe Safaris have 30 years experience in guided one to five-day canoe tours of Whanganui National Park. Fun-filled river holidays for folks with little or no paddling experience, families with young children, and those over 70 years young. All equipment and food supplied. Canoe and Kayak Rental available. Our trips have perfect mixture of fun, adventure, and value for money.
Three levels of farmstay accommodation: The Retreat, Villa, and Homestead. Set in the hills of Rangitikei, offering accommodation for up to 22 people with French and German speaking hosts. Area famous for trout fishing, rafting and beautiful gardens. Guided trout fishing a speciality. Nestled in the scenic hill country of the Rangitikei District, in the Central North Island.
The Rangitikei region is in the middle of the North Island of New Zealand - its gateway town, Taihape, can be found on State Highway 1. You'll know you are there when you see the giant gumboot – the town's icon. (A gumboot is also known as a Wellington or rubber boot).
Mobile-friendly - Restore, rejuvenate, re-create, regenerate. Disconnect from the modern world, reconnect with nature, and escape to River Valley Lodge for a restorative and relaxing break or a fun-filled adventure. With accommodation, a bar, restaurant, meeting rooms, stables and rafting adventures, it’s a unique all in one destination.
Mobile-friendly - River Valley have been rafting the Rangitikei River since 1982. Our grade 5, white-water rafting trip is often recognised as one of the best half day-trips in the world! Alternatively try a scenic or multi-day trip. Whether you're looking for a short action-packed trip or something more relaxing and discovery focused, River Valley Rafting can provide an unforgettable experience.
Mobile-friendly - Explore rural back country New Zealand on horseback. Experience the freedom of riding freestyle and using Natural Horsemanship techniques for a deeper connection between horse and rider. River Valley Stables offers rides for experienced riders - from a half day horse trek, to a luxury multi-day riding holiday. Accommodation for riders is also available at River Valley Lodge.
Mobile-friendly - Stunning views overlooking the Rangitikei River, private accommodation to relax. Our Honeymoon Retreat has a private spa pool. Tarata has room for the whole family and has a dog friendly unit. We can take you trout fishing, scenic rafting and tramping. We are lucky to live in this beautiful part of NZ and look forward to sharing it with you.
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NZ/Aotearoa Fakes & Forgeries ART Exhibit/Competition 2023
Calling NZ/Aotearoa’n and International Artists! Get your skates on! Entries Close on 11 October! Also, we have a brand-new website www.mangawekagallery.com SO dig out you paints, canvases, or other medium, and start ...
Where: Mangaweka 'Yellow Church' Gallery, Mangaweka, Rangitikei
Address: 6360 State Highway One, Mangaweka, Rangitikei
From: 10:00am on Saturday 21st October 2023
To: 5:00pm on Saturday 23rd December 2023
Paengaroa Plant Picnic 2024
Come join local botanic enthusiasts lois and karen for a jaunt in discovery, investigation and discussion into native plants at paengaroa scenic reserve. Formerly an inland island sanctuary, Paengaroa Reserve is one ...
Where: Paengaroa Reserve, Taihape, Rangitikei
Address: 1 Tatu Street, Taihape, Rangitikei
From: 11:00am on Monday 15th January 2024
To: 3:00pm on Monday 15th January 2024
Ohingaiti & Hunterville Districts Sports Day
Bring the kids, ponies and terriers for a fun day out! There are bouncy castles, woodchopping, horse events, ram riding, terrier racing, dog trials and yummy food!
Where: McIntyre Reserve, Hunterville, Rangitikei
Address: 30 Otara Road, Hunterville, Rangitikei
From: 8:00am on Monday 22nd January 2024
To: 6:00pm on Monday 22nd January 2024
Turakina Highland Games
A full day of family fun and entertainment. Highland Dancing, solo bagpiping, solo drumming and pipe band competitions. Traditional Scottish Field Events for everyone to try. "Have a Go" areas, fun games for the little ...
Where: Turakina Domain, Ratana, Rangitikei
Address: Cameron Road, Turakina, Ratana, Rangitikei
From: 8:30am on Saturday 27th January 2024
To: 11:00pm on Saturday 27th January 2024