Here are some links to accommodation establishments as well as conservation, environmental and outdoor related links in New Zealand, which are great to look at. A great variety of opportunities to learn more, or volunteer, or shop, or go hiking in the South Island – you get the idea! Enjoy…
Accomodation in and around Waipukurau
- Lamb Country, Waipukurau, Central Hawke’s Bay
This site has details of several B&B’s and Farm Stays near Waipukurau, as well as details of restaurants, cafes and pubs – a surprising variety for a town of this size, and of surprisingly good quality and value!
- Fergusson’s Motor Lodge
12 luxury ground floor units – within a few minutes walk is a variety of eating establishments, garden walks and trout fishing.
- Pukeora Estate & Winery
A family run vineyard, boutique winery and function venue. Accommodation for groups of up to 120 people or on a more intimate scale a charming cottage for self catering or as a B&B.
- Thornton Lodge Motel
Eleven spacious ground floor units – situated at the south end of town, 5 minutes walk from the Waipukurau CBD
- Tuki Tuki Motel
14 spacious, self-contained units – 200m to town centre, shopping, licensed restaurants and cafes.
- Hawkes Bay Tourism
Accommodation in Napier, Hastings, Havelock North and the wider Hawke’s Bay region
- Kiwi Outdoor Stores
Kiwi Outdoors Stores group is New Zealand’s leading independent outdoor retail group. With other chains if you’ve seen one store you have seen them all. Not so with Kiwi Outdoors Stores.
- Wilderness Magazine
New Zealand’s magazine of the outdoors.
- Bush and Beyond, South Island
BUSH & BEYOND is the original guiding company in Kahurangi National Park. We are the only company who ’specialise’ in Kahurangi, and we are very passionate about it!
- New Zealand Huts Introduction
New Zealand trampers are blessed not only by the splendid scenery available but also by a network of tracks and huts allowing access into remote and beautiful parts of the back country. New Zealand huts were mostly built by tramping and deer-stalking clubs.
- New Zealand Tramper (Hiker)
This is a community-oriented information site about walking and tramping (hiking) in New Zealand. Information here is provided by community members and is not officially authorised or verified.
- Tora Coastal Walk
Three Day Walking Adventure in the stunning South Wairarapa. Situated 34 km south of Martinborough, the walk traverses open farmland, native bush, windswept ridges, river valleys and the rugged Tora coastline.
- Freespirit Travel NZ
If you want the holiday of a lifetime, no matter what your budget or preferred style of travel, allow us to create you the perfect tailor-made itinerary. We take away the stress of holiday planning and in return you experience the best New Zealand has to offer.
- Seascape Tours
Cape Town Tours and tailor made holidays for the discerning visitor to South Africa.
Environment and Conservation Links
- New Zealand Department of Conservation
- Ark in the Park, Waitakere Regional Park
Ark in the Park is a partnership between Forest and Bird and the Auckland Regional Council. It is a conservation project in northern New Zealand rain forest, at the Cascade Kauri Park in Auckland’s Waitakere Ranges Regional Park.
- Environmental Education for Resource Sustainability Trust
EERST is an award winning nationally-respected environmental trust. By using natural resources more sustainably and by taking positive steps toward climate change in every community we believe we can find local solutions to global issues.
- Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society
Forest & Bird. Protecting our native plants, animals and wild places, on land and in our oceans. Help us to help nature.
- Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust
Maungatautari – an internationally significant restoration project, this 3,400 hectare forested, extinct volcano stands majestically on the landscape in the Waikato basin, between Cambridge, Te Awamutu and Putaruru, in the central North Island of New Zealand.
- New Zealand Trust for Conservation Volunteers
Join us in creating, preserving and restoring New Zealand’s natural environment.Help us to ’nurture nature’ in sustaining our ecosystems, wildlife, native bush and forest, parks and reserves, beaches, waterways, urban and rural landscape.
- New Zealand Meteorological Weather Service
- New Zealand Mountain Safety Council
- Pukaha Mount Bruce
Wildlife viewing, eco and nature tour experience in the Wairarapa. Experience some of New Zealand’s endangered wildlife up close and in the wild. Learn about what is being done to save kiwi, tuatara, kokako, kaka and return them to our forest.