Top things to do

Cafe in Wairoa & Around

Eastend Cafe

A surprisingly excellent little cafe on the river-side road in Wairoa. Expect the likes of tarragon chicken pie, pots of local honey for sale, local beers and wines from the bar in the corner, and occasional Friday …
Cinema in Wairoa & Around

Gaiety Cinema & Theatre

The long-derelict Gaiety has been architecturally redeemed, and exudes gaiety once again! Art-house and mainstream movies on the Wairoa river side and occasional music gigs too. The excellent Eastend Cafe is here to…
Bakery in Wairoa & Around

Oslers

There are plenty of sweet slices and buns with luminous cream toppings and icings here, but what you really want is the steak-and-mushroom pie.
Museum in Wairoa & Around

Wairoa Museum

Wairoa Museum has an Italianate facade from its former life as a bank. Inside you'll find lots of local town, river and Māori history.
Supermarket in Wairoa & Around

New World

For self-caterers. Stock up before you head to Lake Waikaremoana.