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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 Birdtalk Magazine

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

Local School Newsletters

22nd of May 2019
See our right column of the Community News page for a pdf of the Piopio College, Piopio Primary and ...

New Councillor Elected

13th of December 2022
A BIG thank you to all who supported me in my bid to be elected as a Waitomo District ...

Community Calendar ..>>

Piopio Aria Golf Club - Great Western Open

4th February 2023 - 25th February 2023
Watch out for information on the Great Western Open tournament, to be held at ...

Aria 2-Day Trail Ride

25th February 2023 - 26th February 2023
Motor Bike Trail to suit all levels of riders (well almost!): 3 Senior ...