Kia Ora Koutou

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.

Now we’re at Alert Level 2, please socially distance, wear masks (or a scarf/bandana over mouth & nose) when you can’t socially distance, and download the Covid Tracing App or keep a record of your travels & the people you meet.
If you are sick please stay home and ring healthline 0800 611 116 or your medical centre/GP. More info . Kia kaha.

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.

A 60 second introduction to New Zealand’s Awesomest Town.

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.

Skate Park & Playground in Bridge Street
Overlooking The River