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Lots of options for the Taranaki activities will be available during District Conference 2017, 21-23 April.

Why not spend a couple of days in Taranaki to see the sights? 

Local Rotary Clubs have put together for you an exciting range of activities. 

NOTE:  Further details, including pricing and on-line booking are available on the Rotary Club of New Plymouth West’s website

Here are some examples from a fuller list that's available on the website:

Friday 21 April

Golf at Ngamotu Golf Club. A beautiful if demanding course.

Saturday afternoon 22 April 2017

Organised Tours:

Engineering for Walkers, Cyclists & Cows. Visit : Te Rewa Rewa Bridge - outstanding design  and Tikorangi Rotary Cow Shed - award-winning farm.  

OR Fun : toys, animals and sculptures. Visit - Fun Ho! National Toy Museum; Stoney Oaks Wildlife Park (Rare Breeds) and a Stone Sculptor demonstration. 


Chaddy’s Charters, Island Cruises ; City Centre Guided Walking Tour of historical sites; Fishing Trips – a great West Coast fishing experience ;  Port Taranaki, the Breakwater and the walkway ; Pukeiti - an internationally-recognised garden; Pukekura Park - a Garden of National Significance. AND ideas that you may wish to do independently: Len Lye Centre / Govett Brewster Art Gallery - not to be missed;   or Puke Ariki – exhibitions and museum.

Sunday 23 April

Port Taranaki & Walkway; or Tupare Gardens – stunningly landscaped.

Monday 24 April 2017

Three All Day Coach Tours

Visit “Aotuhia Station”. the scenery, isolation and history is unique to this station.  

or go “Round the Mountain”,  

or take the “Mokau River Trip”.  

There are plenty of ADDITIONAL IDEAS for those who wish to extend their stay,  or to take  in on the way home:

The Forgotten World Highway;  Hollard Gardens : a horticultural oasis in the heart of dairying country; Mount Taranaki itself ; Percy Thomson Gallery, Stratford;

Pioneer Village, Stratford ; Stratford to Taumarunui Rail Track  (Forgotten World Adventures Rail Carts) or  Tawhiti  Museum, Hawera - A MUST!


ANZAC Day 2017 will be on Tuesday, 25 April. So why not stay an extra night and to use the Monday, the 24th as an additional day during which further to explore Taranaki ?

Details and online booking available on the following website:Rotary Club of New Plymouth/events.

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