Awahou School

Our wonderful local school, providing family focused modern learning in a spacious rural environment.


A local group focused on sustainability and local economies. RECAP provides informative workshops and presentations in these areas, particularly food production and permaculture


Check out DOC’s resources on our scenic natural environment including walking, tramping and parks.

The Wetlands

Fantastic local efforts have established beautiful wetlands attracting native and exotic birdlife, with maintained walking tracks.

Cartwheel Creamery

Award winning local cheese maker with a range of delicious cheeses which can be delivered or purchased at the factory shop.

Totara reserve

Walks and camping

Kereru Natural Products

Effective products with simple but quality natural ingredients at a price the ordinary person can afford.

Pohangina Heights

A peaceful get-away on the edge of the Ruahine Forest Park; accomodation, gardens and wedding venue.

Pukeko Blue

Freelance content creation and curation

Envirohistory NZ

This site aims to stimulate discussion and exploration of the way we relate to our environment through history.

For information about our district

Gary Martin Photography

Freelance photographer providing photo images walk through video for real estate, for advertising print and web media, promotional and commercial.

Art by Liz Grant

On line gallery – paintings, drawings and bronzes.

Highland Home Christian Camp

For schools, churches, service groups and families.

Luttrells White Pine Gardens and Museum

An extensive museum of pioneering days and walk through bush and wetlands habitat

County Fayre

The social, creative and historical heart of the Pohangina valley