NEW ZEALAND COUNTRY TRAILS


Inviting you to experience New Zealand's country life, its:
  • culture
  • food
  • lifestyles
  • farmstays
  • stories
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You contact property owners directly to:
  • find things to do
  • make a choice
  • plan your journey
Trail Activities

 - Farmstays
Bush walks

  • Farm tours
  • Farming education
  • Patting farm animal
  • Rambling over countryside

Spinning & weaving

  • Learn spinning and felting
  • Learn hat making and dying
  • Learn about fabric characteristics

- Gardens
- Retreats

  • Visit beautiful gardens

  • Enjoy a garden's tranquility

  • Learn about crafting a garden

 

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- Cheese makers

- Honey makers

- Farmer's markets

  • Learn the craft of cheese making

  • Taste the various styles cheeses

  • Learn about beekeeping

  • Buy honey at farm-gate prices

  • Buy locally made food, vegetables and other products

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- Historic homesteads
- Local history

  • Visit steely homes

  • Observe their craftsmanship

  • Learn of local history

  • Enjoy country hospitality 

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Berries & wine

  • Buy berries at farm gate prices

  • Pick your own berries

  • Enjoy a glass of quality wine 

Local art displays

  • Meet local artists

  • Visit local art galleries

  • Enjoy local hospitality

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Alpacas

  • Come face to face with Alpacas

  • Learn about their breeding

  • Enjoy a farmstay 

 

- Agri-science
- Self sustainability
- Growing flowers

  • Talk with agr-science practitioners

  • Learn about recent advances in agri-scioence

  • Observe improvements made to land-use productivity 

  • Plant growing practices

Forestry

  • Meet with farm foresters

  • Visit their properties

  • Learn about the science of farm forestry

  • Learn how to plant, grow and manage trees

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Horse rides

  • Learn how to ride a horse

  • Learn about horse training and breeding

  • Enjoy an overnight stay

Wetland preservation

  • Learn about the science of wetland conservation

  • Visit wetlands

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 View more Trail activities - by the regions
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Upper North Island
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Waikato/Taranaki/
King Country
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Bay of Plenty/Coromandel/
East Coast
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Lower North Island
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Nelson/Marlborough
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Canterbury
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West Coast
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Otago/Southland
North Island
South Island
Whanganui Lakeside strolls
  • Rest and relax
  • Feed the ducks
  • Walk through forest glades
  • Study native trees and plant species
  • Meet "tree huggers"
Who are we?
New Zealand Country Trails is for all rural property owners to list their business activities and for travellers to research unique rural Kiwi experiences.

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