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Welcome to the Pohangina Valley

Pohangina stretches from the Oroua River to the Ruahine Range and from Ashhurst to Apiti, and has a wealth and diversity of history, natural beauty, activities and talent.

This website is to be an easy-access portal to the best of it.

If you live here, or just love the place, this is your website.
Please get in touch with submissions, suggestions and feedback about how we can make it better.

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First flowering of Pyrus at the Domain

Photo – Liz Besley

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What’s new:

  • Downhill Walk 2022
    Saturday 12th November 2022 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Take a shuttle bus ride to the top of Ridge Road for an easy walk down The Branch Road Walkway through 6kms of farmland and native bush back to the Pohangina township and to County Fayre, where a light lunch awaits you (all included in price). […]
  • Domain Progress
    2022 August edition Take a look at these photos to see what has been happening at the Domain. Cam Bird has done an extremely high quality job of fencing, both 8 wire battened and 4 wire electric, four board walks and gate ways. Come down and admire his work if you get a chance. Cam […]
  • Next PVCC Meeting
    The next meeting of the Pohangina Valley Community committee is at Country Fayre at 7pm on the 6th of October Please come along, everyone is welcome!
  • Nibbles and Drinks evening
    16 September at County Fayre. Doors open at 5.00pm. BYO drinks and finger food to share. Tea and coffee will be available. This is a monthly event so put it on your calendar. Come along and bring your neighbour too, the more the merrier!
  • Recap – Social Solutions for more sustainable living
    Saturday November 19th, 10am – 3pm $20 Waged / $15 Unwaged This workshop will introduce participants to a permaculture approach to connected community: from small place-making interventions within existing neighborhoods to design considerations forintentional eco-communities savings pools, tool-sharing and other relationship-based responses to financial challenges social technologies for facilitating group process and making shared decisions […]
  • Recap permaculture garden tour
    Saturday October 29th 2022, 10am – 4pm $25 – Register now at recap.org.nz
  • RECAP Composting Workshop
    A theoretical and practical session around how to build great compost by creating compost for the community orchard. Saturday September 17th, 1pm – 3pm
  • Small Garden Design
    Saturday September 3rd, 10am – 3pm