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


Kara Park

Mangaotaki River Rocks

Piopio Districts Museum
Snow Nicol and Max

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 ..>>

Piopio Birdtalk Magazine

4th of June 2019
See the Piopio "Birdtalk' Magazine in colour? You can download the pdf to the right of our ...


23rd of August 2019
The Piopio Rugby team can be very proud of what they have achieved this year. Losing just two ...

Applications for Piopio & District Charitable Trust Grants Open

6th of August 2019
The objective of the Trust is to help organizations and individuals carry on charitable, cultural, ...

Community Calendar ..>>

Piopio College Music Performance Day

Monday, 23rd September 2019
All students from Piopio College and Primary plus Aria and home school are who ...