Kia Ora Koutou

Eketāhuna is in the ORANGE Covid19 setting. Gathering limits are removed for gatherings of people with Vaccination Passes. Please show your passes on request. If you are not local you may also be required to show additional ID like a driver’s licence. NO PASSES ARE REQUIRED AT SUPERMARKETS, DAIRIES, PHARMACIES, DOCTORS, SCHOOLS or for other essential services. Masks must still be worn on public transport and scanning and record keeping is compulsory. For details click on the two images below they explain the rules for those with, and without, vaccination passes.

If you have been in any of the locations identified on the government covid19 page or have ANY FLU-LIKE SYMPTOMS self-isolate at your home or your accommodation, call Healthline on 08003585453 for advice about getting tested. This is a requirement by law not an option. More info covid19.govt.nz. Kia kaha and thank you for keeping our community safe.

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, Playground, Skate Park and Swimming Pool
Eketāhuna Domain Exercise Stations at the lime track 8 stations from warmup to warm down.
Keep fit on the exercise stations or just talk a walk around the Lime Track at the Eketāhuna Domain on Alfredton Road. Safe open air exercise.

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, charging your EV on Haswell Street, staying for Wings Over Wairarapa or other regional events, visiting friends and family or exploring our beautiful region.

Community Garden
Skate Park & Playground in Bridge Street
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