World renowned Tongariro National Park and Whanganui National Park set the backdrop for a truly unique New Zealand experience.
Whether it’s adrenaline you’re after or relaxing with a good coffee enjoying the scenery, Ruapehu boasts easily accessible, family friendly activities to suit all palates.
From camping and backpackers, to luxury lodges and chateaus, the Ruapehu has just about every style of bed (and breakfast) you can imagine.
From multi-sport adventure racing and market days, to what's happen at the National Army Museum, discover all the events that are on in Ruapehu.
The central plateaus fun filled family day out May 26th 2018.
The Ohakune Fashion Show, Ohakune 3rd June 2018
It's BACK, the Ohakune Mardi Gras Saturday June 23rd.
Chateau Tongariro Mid-Winter Ball - 23rd June 2018
Celebrating art & photography in the Central North Island since 2003. Entry forms to reach organisers by 15th June 18.
This exhibition takes the visitor away from the trenches and into the cook houses of the New Zealand Division during WWI
This photographic exhibition by Brett Killington explores the tunnels under Arras in France, shedding light on the lives of the Kiwi tunnellers who laboured and fought there during WWI.
Opening in December 2017, Passchendaele: A Descent into Hell will be the first exhibition displayed in the new gallery space at the National Army Museum Te Mata Toa.