Carterton is the daffodil capital of New Zealand, located in the Wairarapa region. Named after the popular spring festival held since the 1920s, Carterton is a great holiday destination. Here you can discover Stonehenge Aotearoa, a modern, working version of England’s Stonehenge and stroll down the main street with its quirky blend of second hand shops and bookstores.
Carterton is also the gateway to the northern Wairarapa wine producing area of Gladstone and nearby is Mt Holdsworth, one of the main access points into the enormous Tararua Forest Park which offers endless walking, tramping, hunting and fishing opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.
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Mobile-friendly - Witness the sights of New Zealand's capital city up close and personal, before experiencing the beauty of the coastline encompassing Wellington. Travelling in a luxury 4WD, we offer a range of personalised tours to ensure you get the most out of your visit. Wellington LOTR tours, sightseeing and city tours, wine tours, Craft Beer Tour for the serious beer connoisseur.
Mobile-friendly - We aim to provide you with an outstanding touring experience. Journey can start in Wellington, so airport pickup. Rides suitable for the absolute beginner to experienced riders. Unforgettable experiences, easy relaxing cycling holiday in Wairarapa and Wellington regions. Martinborough wine tours, South Coast Mountain Bike Adventures. Day tours or Multiday. Rimatuka cycle trail (starts Wellington.) Corporate team-bulding, School camps.
Mobile-friendly - Grown in the wild, natural environment of New Zealand's Wairarapa district, Lavender Abbey products are available for sale from our online shop and our weekend market stalls. You can also Pick Your Own lavender at the height of the growing season, with the added benefit of viewing the entire product range, including some "limited Pick Your Own day" products.
Carterton, the centre of the Wairarapa. Situated only minutes from Masterton, Greytown, Featherston and Martinborough. 11 self-contained units, serviced daily. Cooking facilities. Heating. Sky TV. Telephone. Electric blanket. Hair dryer. Ironing facilities. Shower.
Mobile-friendly - Paua is the name given to New Zealand's Abalone and is native only to New Zealand. One of the world's most colourful shells, a Kiwi icon. Choose from wide range of exquisite jewellery, gifts, ornaments and NZ Souvenirs. Visitors can view the factory crafting the shell on weekdays and enjoy a picnic in our park-like grounds with playground for children.
Mobile-friendly - Stonehenge Aotearoa is a unique place of science and wonder in New Zealand. It was built by members of The Phoenix Astronomical Society with the support of the Royal Society of New Zealand the purpose of Stonehenge Aotearoa is to encourage people of all ages to rediscover the knowledge of their ancestors.
Mobile-friendly - Be blown away by Wellington. Explore the spectacular Wellington region with a friendly local on a personalised relaxing private, or small group, day tour or shore excursion (Max 10 people). Hosted by uTours, you will enjoy informed conversation, individual attention, personal space and the opportunity to connect with the Wellington that locals love.
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