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Put your feet up

When life calls for some wholesome whīra

It’s time to unplug

Manawatū is a place to reset, relax and renew. Go-off-grid, do a full-day spa, stay in a retreat, take a star-lit bath, practice hot yoga, float for an hour - or simply take in the fresh air and stunning scenery. Whatever haven you choose, Manawatū will leave you feeling refreshed.


When life leaves you feeling like an escape to the country, we’ve got you covered. Whisk yourself off to our little slice of paradise. From luxury lodges to quaint creative stays, however you choose to unwind, we’re ready and waiting.

Pamper & Wellness

Need a self-care session? Forget the hustle and bustle and treat yourself to a well-deserved pampering. Whatever gets you feeling fresh, we’ve got it.  


Discover Manawatū through the eyes of our locals. From eating and drinking hit-lists to family friendly day trips, shopping hot spots and rural discoveries. This is the start of something beautiful. Dive right in!
Adrenaline fix?
When life calls for some EXTRA fun... don’t hold back, it’s time to get off the couch and feel alive!
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Health kick? 
Those Easter delights giving you the guilts? We’ve got you covered with where you can shred and shed to keep…
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Brunch dates? 
Grab the gals and hit the coffee! When you need that top up of the latest gossip, these are the…
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Sweet treats? 
Don’t deny it, summer’s out and so is the diet! This is your chance to taste all those tantilising temptations…
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Beauty buzz? 
Sometimes, you just need someone to say, you deserve a treat... let that be us! Sit back and take in…
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Pantry top up? 
It’s time to Pinterest your pantry. Stock up for the colder months with a panty full of all the essentials, obviously…
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Winter wardrobe?
When the warm weather fades and the winter woolies call, it’s the perfect time to hit the pavement and give your…
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Date night?
Tick off some of our fav spots for when you need some quality time with the one you love.
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