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Find everything you’re looking for in Stratford, the heart of Taranaki

As the gateway to three National Parks, there is no shortage of stunning scenery, outdoor activities and local secrets to be discovered. Stratford is a welcoming District with a friendly, safe community, surrounded by a unique, natural outdoor setting. Its central location means Stratford is the perfect hub for tourists, holiday goers and visitors looking to explore all the region has to offer. The affordability, development and location of Stratford also makes this District the perfect place to stay a little longer. Learn more of what Stratford has on offer. Start your journey now!

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Thomson, O’Neil & Co.

1 Fenton Street, Stratford 4332
The Central and South Taranaki firm you know today as Thomson, O’Neil & Co is an amalgamation of Stratford’s Thomson, O’Neil & Co and Eltham’s Roache, Miller & Holdsworth. Today’s Thomson, O’Neil & Co is a firm with a history of providing legal services to...

Cooks Honda

137 Broadway, Stratford 4332
Cooks Honda is locally owned and operated by a team that is experienced and passionate about motorbikes. We have three locations, being New Plymouth, Stratford & Hawera in the beautiful region of Taranaki. At Cooks Honda we pride ourselves on providing fast and friendly service,...

Rod Gordon

Corner of Broadway and Fenton Street, Stratford 4332
Rod Gordon was born in Stratford.  He studied Law at the University of Otago, Dunedin, and started practicing Law in 1978. Rod Gordon specializes in Conveyancing (Residential and Farm Properties), Wills, Trusts and Estates. The combination of Rod’s legal experience and local knowledge, ensures his...