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 - We offer you options to explore the spectacular Rangitikei River, much of which is inaccessible other than by raft or kayak. Most of our trips are ideally suited toward families and those looking for mild adventure that will place them in a unique wilderness setting.
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.
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 - River Rats have been offering quality rafting for over 35 years. There's something for everyone, a gentle grade 2 scenic raft trip suitable for participants as young as 5, through to full on grade 5 action. Kayak freedom hire or tours. Paddle the local lakes to a secluded beach or hot pools only accessible by boat.
Mobile-friendly - River Valley Lodge near Taihape is the ultimate adventure lodge experience. Set in a stunning location beside the Rangitikei River and offering white water rafting, horse trekking and great food. From traditional tramping style bunk-houses through to Deluxe Riverside Suites, we have a range of accommodation for you to rest your head after your day’s adventure.
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 - Experience the freedom of riding using Natural Horsemanship techniques. River Valley Stables has something for everyone - from a half day horse trek, to a multi-day horse riding holiday. We offer adventures for riders of all abilities, from beginner to experienced, and our packages can be tailored to suit you.
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.
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.
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The Flaming Mudcats
Auckland Blues Legends The Flaming Mudcats play the Taihape Musicians Club Saturday 7 December. Formed in 2008 in Auckland, the Flaming Mudcats are now regarded to be one of New Zealand’s premier blues acts. They ...
Where: Taihape Musicians Club, Taihape, Rangitikei
Address: 28 Kuku St, Taihape, Rangitikei
From: 7:00pm on Saturday 7th December 2019
To: 11:55pm on Saturday 7th December 2019
Bulls Christmas Parade & Whanau Day
The Bulls Christmas Parade brings the community together, we will continue this unity by holding a free gala and Santa's cave at the Bulls domain, picnic, free rides, free sausage sizzles, free ice cream, face painting, ...
Where: Bulls Sports Domain, Bulls, Rangitikei
Address: Domain Road, Bulls, Rangitikei
From: 10:00am on Saturday 7th December 2019
To: 4:00pm on Saturday 7th December 2019
Bulls Kung Fu Academy - Martial Arts for Kids & Adults
We are excited to announce that we are coming to Bulls, in order to bring the opportunity to do martial arts to the upper Manawatu and lower Whanganui regions. The Kung Fu Academy NZ is a martial arts centre that ...
Where: Clifton School, Bulls, Rangitikei
Address: 1 Clifton St, Bulls, Rangitikei
From: 10:30am on Saturday 28th September 2019
To: 12:30pm on Saturday 14th December 2019
Mangaweka Fakes & Forgeries 2019
Calling all Artists! From beginners to accomplished! Celebrating 12 years of fun, audacity and creativity Mangaweka Fakes & Forgeries Art Competition and Exhibition this coming on 30th November 2019! It is time once ...
Where: Mangaweka Gallery, Mangaweka, Rangitikei
Address: 6360 State Highway One, Mangaweka, Rangitikei
From: 10:00am on Saturday 30th November 2019
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 9th February 2020
Summer Meditation Retreat
Amitabha's Annual Summer Lamrim Meditation Retreat. Since 2005 Amitabha’s Centre annual summer retreat has been a restorative and peaceful time. A time to engage in a guided retreat in a tranquil place: unhurried, ...
Where: Kawhatau Outdoor Centre, Mangaweka, Rangitikei
Address: Kawhatau Valley Rd, Mangaweka, Rangitikei
From: 5:00pm on Friday 27th December 2019
To: 2:00pm on Friday 3rd January 2020
Marton Country Music Festival
Get ready for the 2020 Marton Country Music Festival - That means you! - We are now well on the path the the next one to be held in January 2020 - On the 17th, 18th & 19th. We have a great line up of artists for both ...
Where: Sir James Wilson Memorial Park, Marton, Rangitikei
Address: Rira St, Marton, Rangitikei
From: 9:00am on Friday 17th January 2020
To: 1:00pm on Sunday 19th January 2020
156th Turakina Highland Games
This is a fun, family day with lots to see and lots to do. With solo bagpiping and drumming competitions in the morning. Highland and National Dancing all day and a Pipe Band competition in the afternoon. Join in the ...
Where: Turakina Domain, Marton, Rangitikei
Address: Cameron Road, Turakina, Marton, Rangitikei
From: 8:00am on Saturday 25th January 2020
To: 11:00pm on Saturday 25th January 2020
Rangitikei Shearing Sports 2020
Our Shearing Competition has been held on the first Saturday in February since 1963, i.e 57 years and counting. We bring a stage into the Memorial Hall in Marton with 6 stands and spectators get to watch local talent and ...
Where: Marton Memorial Hall, Marton, Rangitikei
Address: 397 Wellington Road, Marton, Rangitikei
From: 8:30am on Saturday 1st February 2020
To: 5:00pm on Saturday 1st February 2020
Marton Harvest Festival
The Marton Harvest Festival is on again. Come and celebrate the harvest season in true country fashion. With over 160 quality stalls, food, music and fun. A day to bring the family, join your friends and neighbours and ...
Where: Marton Park, Marton, Rangitikei
Address: Follet Street, Marton, Rangitikei
From: 10:00am on Sunday 29th March 2020
To: 4:00pm on Sunday 29th March 2020