Boasting NZ’s highest concentration of yoga pants, dreadlocks and various types of drop-outs, Takaka is nevertheless a largely a down-to-earth town and the last ‘big’ centre before the road west ends at Farewell Spit. You’ll find most things you need here, and a few things you don’t, but we all have an unworn tie-dye tanktop in our wardrobe, don’t we?
Takaka destination guides
Top of the South Island Trail Running
A pioneering Trail Running itinerary along the most spectacular trails of the upper South Island