The Beachlands-Maraetai walkway is a stunning 6km coastal trail and cycle path that winds along our south-eastern coast
Onewhero-Tuakau Bridge Road, Onewhero
Harker Reserve is a QEll protected Native bush. The shaded walking path leads from Punt Hill to Vivian falls. Horses & Dogs on leads are accepted on the track
The Reserve is home to the Vivian Falls, a 12m “horsetail” waterfall, where you can relax and take in the peace of the native bush scenery.
Waitangi Falls, Waitangi Falls Rd, off Glenbrook Road
Phornium tenax or native flax was growing wild abundantly all over this country. It wasn't long before the early settlers realised it's commercial possibilities and began a flax milling industry providing fibre first of all for rope makers in Britai
0800 WAITOMO (0800 924866)
Phone: 09 2353834
Welcome to Gardenza Gardens and Nursery.
A tranquil subtropical garden with 3 lakes. Transformed from bare cattle land over 25 years, the nursery specialises in exotic flowering bulbous plants. Stroll around the garden and purchase exotic delights from the nursery.
09 236 5041 extn 226
Glenbrook Station Road, Glenbrook
Phone: 0508 123 487 (or 09 236 3546 on operating days)
Take a nostalgic 15km trip back in time through the beautiful Franklin countryside aboard the lovingly restored steam train on the Glenbrook Vintage Railway.
Situated in Glenbrook Station Rd, approximately 8km north of Waiuku, the Railway operates from Labour Weekend through to Queens Birthday Weekend on Sundays and most public holidays.
view us on the news - http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/railwaymen-remembered-glenbrook-video-6117395
Full details are at www.gvr.co.nz"
12 Massey Avenue, Pukekohe
Phone: 09 238 8899
Franklin Arts Centre provides a space for the local community to experience visual arts on a year round basis through two gallery spaces.
The New Zealand Steel Gallery provides a professionally curated space which features the work of nationally and internationally known artists in exhibitions for durations of six weeks.
The Community Gallery's function is to offer a professional art space specifically for local artists - both emerging and experienced - and provides a platform for the sale of their work and the opportunity to develop an understanding of professional art practice.
The workshop functions as a rentable space promoting creative activity through direct engagement.