The Wairarapa is the perfect country retreat and only one hour and 20 minutes drive north on State Highway 2 from the capital city Wellington. Oak Estate Motor Lodge and Conference Centre is, located in historic Greytown, New Zealand's first planned inland town which has the most complete main street of wooden Victorian buildings.
Oak Estate is set on park like grounds amongst beautiful oak trees and is centrally located to enjoy the local heritage, award winning cafes and restaurants, bountiful boutique shops, galleries and antique shops.
Martinborough wine region is just a short drive away as well as several golf courses and a wide selection of adventure activities.
The Wairarapa Valley (called by Maori "Land of Glistening Waters") encompasses a group of small settlement towns rich in history and offering the visitor a host of activities and places of interest to experience such as:
For an up-to-date calendar of local events, check out www.wairarapanz.com web site.