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


Mangaotaki River Rocks

Piopio Districts Museum
Snow Nicol and Max

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 ..>>

Piopio College Update 18 Oct

19th of October 2019
Kia Ora Tatau (Hello everyone) Nau mai Haere Mai Tuaira! Welcome to the busiest term in the ...

Message from Ron Baptist, Principal Piopio Primary

19th of October 2019
Kia ora koutou. It is a real pleasure and I am excited to be the new principal of this wonderful ...

Piopio Birdtalk Magazine

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

Community Calendar ..>>

Sheep Shearing Record Attempt

Monday, 23rd December 2019
Daniel Langlands, Kaleb Foote and Coel L'Huillier will be attempting to break ...