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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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Early Morning near 8 -Mile Junction
Photography by Annie Jardine

Mangaotaki Cliffs
Photo by Peter Denize

Original photo by Christine Henwood

Kara Park
 

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 ..>>

Volunteers back bone of our community

8th of December 2016
 
Volunteers back bone of our community
Local volunteers are the backbone of this community and it is timely to see such recognition of all ...
 
 

Fire fighters tackle Sky Tower challenge

8th of December 2016
 
Fire fighters tackle Sky Tower challenge
The Fire fighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge is an annual fundraiser for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer ...
 
 

PIOPIO's 1924 BUS BACK ON THE ROAD!

28th of August 2016
 
PIOPIO's 1924 BUS BACK ON THE ROAD!
After 6 months of careful attention to detail and perusing of the original plans and specifications ...
 

Community Calendar ..>>

Waitanguru hall Christmas party

Sunday, 11th December 2016
 
Fun family event. Craft making and tree decorating from 4pm Lolly ...
 
 

World Class Swimmer

Wednesday, 21st December 2016
 
World Class Swimmer
“Kim is an inspiration to everyone she meets. Her commitment to personal ...
 
 

Christmas Parade 2016

23rd December 2016 - 25th December 2016
 
Christmas Parade 2016
Fun family night with friends and businesses creating floats to entertain the ...
 
 

MIGHTY MOKAU SCHOOL TRAIL BIKE RIDE

Sunday, 26th February 2017
 
MIGHTY MOKAU SCHOOL           TRAIL BIKE RIDE
Where: Awakino at Piri Piri Station, Taumatamaire Station and McDavitt’s Farm ...