Explore the North Canterbury Wine Region

A food producer’s paradise

With an ideal climate and soil, forests rich with wild game, market gardens, farms, truffières, rivers and coastlines, the Waipara Valley will tantalise you with exceptional local fare and awarding-winning wine. 

Local restaurants and cafes throughout the region champion the fresh, seasonal and unique ingredients grown in the Hurunui. Venison, beef and seafood … honey, olive oils and organic fruit and vegetables. North Canterbury’s own truffiere is even hidden amongst the region’s rolling hills!

Whether you have a day or a month, whether you want to be waited on or forage for your own local delicacies, New Zealand’s pantry is right here in the Hurunui.

The coolest little wine region

North Canterbury Wine Region

The North Canterbury Wine Region boasts more than 90 vineyards, most of them independently owned by this close-knit community. Stop in at the more than 20 cellar doors and 10 vineyard restaurants offering food and wine in harmony with North Canterbury’s stunning backdrop.

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