If you're looking for an authentic Kiwi experience, venture a little off the main highway and you'll find rich cultural experiences, rugged landscapes that provide exhilarating adventures, and deep forests and waterways that offer moments of peaceful contemplation and natural wonder.
Horowhenua is the perfect place for walking, cycling, swimming, fishing or simply relaxing. Come find your next adventure.
Arts & Culture
Horowhenua roughly translates to 'shaking or rippling earth'. And just like its earth, the culture of Horowhenua is rich.
Here’s the insider’s guide to free family fun, cool places to go, secret swimming spots and where to get some of the best fish and chips in Manawatū.
From the snow-kissed ridgelines of the Tararua Range to the wide, uncrowded expanse of the sandy west coast beaches - you’ll be spoilt for choice in our outdoor playground.