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Welcome to Piopio, A Thriving Village Nestled Between The
World Famous Waitomo Caves and The Rugged Taranaki Coast

 
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Kara Park

Mangaotaki River Rocks

Piopio Districts Museum
Snow Nicol and Max

Original photo by Christine Henwood
 

Explore our dramatic, picturesque landscapes and thriving community. The Piopio area has limestone formations, native bush, rugged hills, river valleys and rich, rolling farmland.

Eat at the Night Owl or the Fat Pigeon Cafe, or try locally made berry ice cream at the Piopio orchard. Explore scenic drives and day walks.

Waitomo is a top spot for adventure tourism. The Piopio district has several breathtakingly beautiful cycling routes on quiet country roads. Or try black water rafting, caving, and abseiling at the nearby Waitomo Caves and Village.

Community News ..>>

2018 ANZAC Commemoration

22nd of May 2018
 
2018 ANZAC Commemoration
The 2018 ANZAC commemoration in Piopio was again a huge success thanks to great support from the ...
 
 

Piopio College 2018 Lifts the Bar for Students

30th of January 2018
 
A FRESH START AT PIOPIO COLLEGE will welcome all students and as the Principal of Piopio ...
 
 

Success for local riders at New Zealand Pony Club Championships

23rd of May 2018
 
Success for local riders at New Zealand Pony Club Championships
A first for Piopio, Jenny Bevege achieved the ultimate in Pony Club competition in winning the ...
 

Community Calendar ..>>

Stars in Your Eyes returns 2018

Saturday, 23rd June 2018
 
Stars in Your Eyes returns 2018
A night of entertainment and back by popular demand. Local talent present ...