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Discover the Heart of Taranaki – from restaurants and cafes, to the great outdoors. There’s plenty to explore.

Popular Locations

Discover our top picks and popular places in the heart of Taranaki

Taranaki Maunga

Accessed via Pembroke Road, Stratford

Taranaki Maunga is a dormant volcano in the Taranaki region. Within Egmont National Park is network of trails, tracks and huts to explore.

3912 Mountain Rd, Stratford 4393

Taranaki Pioneer Village is set on a 10 acre property, and features 40 historic buildings that represent Taranaki’s pioneering history from 1850 until 1950.

278 Broadway, Stratford 4332

The Glockenspiel is popular with both local residents and tourists.  It’s located on ‘Broadway’ the main street of Stratford’s township.

636 Stanley Road, Stratford 4394

Come and explore Te Popo’s beautiful Gardens and Woodland Walkways.  They are located approximately 16km from Stratford’s township.

Corner of Fenton Street and Portia Street, Stratford 4332

Within King Edward Park you will find the Carrington Walkway, Three Bridges Trail, Clemow Walk, Rhododendron Dell, Lake and Playground.

Orlando Street, Stratford 4332

Victoria Park is very popular with families as it has a Playground, Skate Park and Lake.  The Lake has a well maintained walking track around it and resident Ducks.

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!

Discover Our Businesses

ABC Jamieson Tours Ltd

Midhirst Service Station, 3144 Mountain Road, Midhirst 4394
Bruce Jamieson established ABC Jamieson Tours in Midhirst 14 years ago. ABC Jamieson Tours is a quality bus company that prides itself on its excellent customer service and wide range of bus services. Bus services available: Club Trips School Trips Business Trips Sports Trips Social...

Aitken Transport

833B East Rd, Toko, Stratford 4392
“Aitken’s” began in 1940 when Russell commenced working part-time for P.A. (Perce) Griffiths and then full-time from 1941. Following Perce Griffiths death in 1948, Russell managed the business for the Griffiths Estate until he and his brother Errol took over in 1952 and began trading...

Anna’s Flowers

40 Regan Street, Stratford 4332
Anna’s Flowers located at 40 Regan Street, Stratford is a creative and innovative florist locally owned and operated. Our aim is to provide our customers with fresh flowers and gifts, beautifully styled to your requirements and delivered throughout Taranaki and beyond. April has been with...