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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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Mangaotaki Cliffs
Photo by Peter Denize

Original photo by Christine Henwood

Kara Park

Early Morning near 8 -Mile Junction
Photography by Annie Jardine
 

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 ANZAC Commemoration

2nd of May 2017
 
Piopio ANZAC Commemoration
Piopio and district residents turned out in brilliant sunshine for the annual ANZAC commemoration ...
 
 

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 ...
 
 

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 ..>>

Kahuwera Maize Trail Ride

Sunday, 16th July 2017
 
Motorbike/dirt bike trail ride Ride all day long as you like Seniors ...
 
 

Mahoenui Pig Hunt Competition 2017

7th September 2017 - 9th September 2017
 
Mahoenui Pig Hunt Competition 2017
Mark this 10th anniversary for the Mahoenui Hall Annual Pig Hunt ...