Welcome to Taihape

The Gumboot Capital of the World

      GUMBOOT DAY 2019

What's on?

There is always something happening

Taihape is ideally located to provide something for both the thrill seekers and those who want to relax. There's plenty of Activities, Events, Breathtaking Landscapes, Places to Shop, Eat and Drink

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Where is Taihape

The town of Taihape lies near the confluence of the Hautapu and Rangitikei Rivers, about 500m above sea level. Sheltered within a valley amidst the high country of the Central North Island, Taihape is close to the Ruahine ranges, on State Highway 1.

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To do in Taihape

Taihape is a sleepy wonderland of rural beauty and secretive adventure waiting to be experienced. Ranging wildly in topography Taihape is your unlimited access pass to the real New Zealand. Come see. Take a break from the beaten track and come say gidday.

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Come to Taihape

Getting here is easy: by car, by bus, by motorcycle, by cycle - we've even had people coming through who were walking from Auckland to Wellington! Contact Taihape Information Centre (9.00 am - 5.00 pm every day) for help with your travel plans.

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Talk Up Taihape Newsletter

Want to stay updated with news and events from Taihape? You can follow Taihape on Facebook and read the newsletter to keep up to date with the news from town!

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