Indulge in the finer things in life. Shop, eat, drink and be merry!
Situated along the well-travelled road from Wellington to Napier, Pahiatua offers visitors an authentic variety of shops, boutiques, cafes and restaurants.
Take a little time for yourself in our shops. Unearth a new approach to breakfast. Immerse yourself in our history and culture.
We often hear from tourists, including Kiwis, that one of their favourite things about going on a road trip is finding small hidden gems along the way. Little knick knacks or trinkets that they can't find elsewhere.
Come find your next treasure and enjoy our charming and quaint accommodation. Near Palmerston North, Pahiatua is quickly becoming a landmark for those on the road.
Explore, discover and relax. Enjoy our hospitality.
Perfect for those looking for a special find, our town is filled with a diverse and unique set of shops. Some of our fantastic boutiques include:
Family owned and operated, Betacraft offers a wide range of Wet weather gear and Farm Rainwear. In business for over 60 years, Betacraft is adamant about providing top-quality clothing and good old fashioned customer service.
Looking to revamp your home furniture? Mills Bros specialise in making your home feel classically Kiwi through their exquisite selection of bedroom, dining, lounge and home decor.
If you're after a great variety of NZ books, stationery and other delightful gift ideas, take a page from Paperplus Select's book and give a gift that will leave a wonderful memory for your loved one.
The Yellow Plane Gallery
The Yellow Plane Gallery is a new shop/gallery on the main St of Pahiatua. The store focusses on promoting natural, ethically sourced, locally handmade art and artisan products. Creating a space for all the local talent to display and sell their unique work.
WINE AND DINE: PAHIATUA STYLE!
Perfect for foodies, some of our mouth-watering cuisine options include:
This venue has it all. Both a cafe and a fine-dining restaurant, the Black Stump is able to cater to anyone's taste. Nibble on gourmet pizzas, devour a classic eggs benedict, dig into fabulous desserts, and sip on rich Roasted Addiqtion coffee.
Additionally, the Black Stump is a fully licensed bar with beers wines & spirits.
A unique Indian and Nepalese family Restaurant in Tararua district offering best foods with outstanding service. So if you are looking for a great night out with some amazing food, then look no further than Red Chillies. Red Chillies is a full dine in restaurant, but also offer a takeaway service. Once you try Red Chillies, you won't go anywhere else.
Settled in a stunning native bush location, this local favourite offers some exquisite dishes such as Turkish poached eggs on garlic greek yoghurt and green lip mussel pasta with chilli, garlic, coconut cream and grilled lemon.
The large outdoor seating areas and native gardens unique to Bridge Cafe are perfect for sunny days, while a warm indoor fire provides an escape from winter chills.
A GOOD DROP-IN: THE TUI BREWERY
Home to the iconic Tui Beer Brewery, Pahiatua offers the opportunity to taste one of New Zealand's most treasured beers straight from the source.
You can also dig into some tasty cuisine at the Tui HQ cafe and have a look around the Tui museum. Experience a much treasured relic of pure Kiwiana. For further details, pop over here.