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- Mahia Surfing Spots
- Pedallers Paradise
- Portland Island Lighthouse
- Wairoa Fishing Spots
- Wairoa Historical Buildings
The centre is located on the corner of State
Highway 2 and Queen Street in Wairoa.
• 8.30 am - 5.00 pm
Weekends and public holidays
• 10 am - 4.00 pm
CLOSED Christmas Day
Opoutama Beach, or Blue Bay as it is often known as, is part of the Mahia Peninsula.
Out on a Lim
Out on a Lim offers outdoor adventures on a farm in Iwitea in the Wairoa District. We offer horse trekking, duck and geese shooting, eeling, fishing, historic walks, preparing and cooking a hangi, camping and much more. Visit our website or Facebook for more information.
Lake Rotonuiaha, Lake Rotoroa and Lake Rotongaio are found on Putere Road
The valley has a reputation for having some of the best trout fishing in New Zealand. Hunting is another popular pastime. There are a number of places where river access is possible. The areas of native bush lining the hills make it one of the prettiest spots to visit.
Located in the Pohutukawa Reserve next to Mokotahi Beach.
Te Reinga Falls
Trout fishing in this area is world renowned and the cave system is recorded to be amongst some of the most extensive and fascinating in New Zealand. Rocks in this area are of great interest to the geologist as they are heavily encrusted with ancient shell fossils.
This was once the site of a farmhouse which was damaged in the 1931 Earthquake and subsequently relocated down onto the flats.
Waihua Valley Road
Waihua Valley Road is an unsealed, windy, narrow road. The area was originally developed as a Returned Servicemanís Farming Settlement Scheme.
Waikokopu is the site of an old whaling station and anchorage for naval ships.
Wairoa is a rural township with a district population of 8200 (2013 Census).