The Taste of the Hurunui

Delight in one of New Zealand’s award-winning wine regions, linger in a winery restaurants and don’t miss the chance to taste the local fare at the weekend Farmers market in Amberley.

A region full of award-winning wine, restaurants and incredible produce.

You can enjoy tantalising local flavours, with some of the best views in New Zealand.

Wineries & Cellar Doors

Sweeping plains and rolling meadows, stunning mountain backdrops, world-class restaurants bursting with fresh local food, and an abundance of elegant and expressive wine.
As you reach Waipara in North Canterbury, take in the pleasing aesthetic of row after row of vines. With more than 90 mostly independently-owned vineyards, North Canterbury Wine Region is thriving on the global wine scene.

Wineries & Wine Tours North Canterbury Wine Region

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Cafes & Restaurants

The Hurunui has an incredible range of cafes & restaurants - from fine dining to family friendly and everything in between.
You'll find award-winning modern cuisine to gorgeous homemade dishes that make the most of the incredible ingredients this region produces.

Cafes & Restaurants

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Hurunui's Hidden Gems

Exploring Farmers Markets

Amberley Farmers Market is one of the many authentic farmers markets that call Hurunui home. With a superb range of locally grown, fresh, seasonal, quality produce and artisan products, its the perfect spot to find delicious country fare, seasonal treats and a great community spirit..

Operating every Saturday morning throughout the year, 9am-12.30pm, it is well worth visiting regularly for your household supplies, making a leisurely social visit for a catchup with friends over coffee and treats, or a quick stop on your way through North Canterbury visiting other destinations.

Read more about our wine and food

Still need to know more about our incredible region? We don't blame you! Check out a number of articles and blogs written about Hurunui here

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Hanmer Springs
New Zealand

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Free phone : 0800 442 663 (NZ only)