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Top Tips from the Locals!


Visit the coolest Kiwi chick - Manukura, the white kiwi at Pukaha Mount Bruce



A hit of golf at the Golf Driving Range Cafe Solway, Masterton 

A day walk in the Tararua Ranges, starting from Mt Holdsworth  

Climb to the Lighthouse at Castlepoint

Check out gifts, souvenirs and Jewellery at Paua World, Carterton

The Screening Room Cinema & Eatery

Enjoy a fresh approach to hospitality by catching a coffee and a snack, some lunch, a drink, dinner, movie and dessert … it's your call.

Choose from globally influenced small plate flavours, an extensive wine and craft beer list, or take a specially crafted foodie treat into your movie. Or do the lot.

The Screening Room's lively, modern dining experience comes to you courtesy of Salute Greytown creators Eve and Travis Clive Griffin.

Don Luciano Cafe & Coffee Roastery

Named after proprietor, Marvin Guerrero's grandfather, Don Luciano is a blend of Latin and some good old New Zealand staples.

On the corner of State Highway 2 and Kings Street, Masterton, Don Luciano is open for breakfast and lunch. 

On the breakfast menu, 'baleadas' is a favourite street food with a tortilla stuffed with refried beans, chorizo, scrambled egg, cheese and the optional tobasco sauce.

The coffee is roasted on site with beans from Honduras, Guatemala and Columbia and labelled as Gracias.

Oggi Domani

Oggi Domani is a ceramic art and design studio where artist Josephine Durkin creates unique ceramic pieces combining traditional Italian design with a contemporary feel. 


Black Seeds & Kings Masterton Summer Concert

Black Seeds & Kings Masterton Summer Concert

Top Kiwi reggae-soul band, The Black Seeds will return to Wairarapa to headline the Masterton summer concert on 9th February 2018 at Solway Showgrounds, York St  Masterton. 

Black Seeds have been described as "one of the best live reggae acts on the planet," and their legendary eight-piece live show will headline the concert. The band have just released their 6th studio album ‘Fabric’ in September.

Exciting Auckland hip-hop artist Kings, whose track Don’t Worry About It was the #1 New Zealand song for 8 weeks in 2016 will also be performing.


Gates open at 5pm
Pre-entertainment begins at 6.30pm
Kings expected to take stage at 7.15pm
The Black Seeds expected to take stage at 8.30pm

Purchase your tickets online here or call into the Masterton or Martinborough i-SITES.
12 years and under: Free
General admission: $20
Premium Area (front of stage): $40


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