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Destinations - Tararua District

A visit to the Tararua Wind Farm (the largest in southern hemisphere) provides fantastic views of Manawatu, Hawkes Bay & Wairarapa. You can see it from the town of Ballance . Guided tours are available.

Talk to the birds at the Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre.

Tararua is bounded by Ruahine & Tararua Ranges taking in 70 Mile Bush area stretching to Eketahuna.

Dannevirke began as a European settlement in 1870 when Danish immigrants arrived to open a route to Hawke's Bay & Manawatu. It is a popular stopping off point for travellers on SH 2. The Domain features a deer park , picnic area, rose garden, children's Viking ship playground & aviary.

Norsewood, often referred to as ´┐ŻLittle Norway', is a quaint village retaining many links to its past.

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