Land remediation update
Now that the Pigeon Valley fire is controlled, we will be working towards remediating damage caused by the fire and equipment used to contain it. Landowners/leaseholders need to initially utilise their insurance cover. Where there is no cover or the cover is insufficient, the next alternative is to ...


Riwaka is famous for its horticulture industry, especially apples, pears, kiwifruit and hops.

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It also has a variety of accommodation options for visitors wanting to experience the nearby attractions including fishing for brown trout in the Riwaka River or hiking in Kahurangi and Abel Tasman National Parks.

The nearby Riwaka Resurgence, off the Riwaka Valley Road, can be reached on foot. The source of the Riwaka River is an underground spring and you can see the water bubbling out of an underground cave.

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