Kia Ora Koutou

Although we’re at Alert Level 1 in Eketāhuna, Wellington, Wairarapa & Otaki go to Level 2 at 6pm tonight 23 July until Sunday 11.59pm 27 July 2021. So if travelling to Masterton or points south you will need to observe Level 2 restrictions, including social distancing, gathering limits, restaurant, café & bar limits. If you are coming here from the Wellington Region please bring your level with you.

Here please continue to use, or download and start using, the Covid Tracing App or keep a record of your travels & the people you meet. Wearing masks (or a scarf/bandana over mouth & nose) on public transport is compulsory while in large indoor gatherings it is recommended but no longer compulsory.
If you are sick please stay home and ring healthline 0800 611 116 or your medical centre/GP. . More info . Please do your bit to keep our community safe. Kia kaha.

Welcome to Eketāhuna. Real Kiwi Country. We are a small friendly country town located at the southern end of the Tararua District.  Set in a beautiful surrounding of native bush, rivers, farm lands and the magnificent Tararua Ranges and the Awesomest Town in New Zealand.

Friendly Locals

Eketāhuna has a proud heritage and we welcome all visitors to come and experience our warm friendly Kiwi Country Town. No matter where you go, or what you do, Eketāhuna will always welcome you.

Corner of Main & Bridge Street – Turn Off Here For The Campground

We have a range of activities whether you are making a rest stop, filling up with food, coffee,petrol or cash (ATM fee applies on withdrawals) on your way through on State Highway 2, stopping for a round of golf, staying for Wings Over Wairarapa or other regional events, visiting friends and family or exploring our beautiful region.

Specialty Shops, Cafes, Coffee & A Wide Range of Sporting Options

A 60 second introduction to New Zealand’s Awesomest Town.
Community Garden
Skate Park & Playground in Bridge Street