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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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Original photo by Christine Henwood

Mangaotaki Cliffs
Photo by Peter Denize

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 ..>>

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 ..>>

Piopio ANZAC Commemoration

Tuesday, 25th April 2017
 
For those who wish to participate in the parade please assemble outside the St ...
 
 

Mairoa's Line Dancing Social

Saturday, 6th May 2017
 
Special 20th Birthday Social Theme: 'MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC' Cost: ...