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Learn how the Reefton folk helped New Zealand grow as a nation by experiencing the lives of the prospectors, miners and families who flocked to Reefton in the 1870 gold rush

Spend the morning...

We invite you to walk around Reeftons historic buildings and sites with us, stopping en route for a cup of the Bearded Miners special Billy Tea. This leaves the afternoon to explore the Blacks Point Museum and have access to an extensive collection of memorabilia including a Stamper Battery used to crush rock and extract gold. 

Have a bite to eat…

So you're in Reefton ready to soak up the heritage – best not to do it on an empty stomach!  Follow your nose down the main street, and pop into one of Reeftons delicious cafes. 

Take a stroll...

Head on down to the Reefton Visitor Centre and wander through the Quartzopolis Mine exhibit. From there you can begin the Bottled Lighting Powerhouse Walk which takes you past the site of the old Powerhouse where NZ's first public supply of electricity was generated in 1888.

00 - Apr 09

Westports Own Wearable Arts

BT Mining - Earthworks of Creations Note: This has been postponed until Saturday 9th April 2022 at 7pm at NBS Theatre Westport Get Creating Now! Entry Forms available from the Reefton Visitor Centre. Entries Close 20th August 2021 at 5pm

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Reefton COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Reefton COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic - @ Reefton Community Centre 50 Shiel Street - 10am to 3pm Monday 20th Sept: Weds 13th Oct: Weds 27th Oct Tuesday 2nd Nov: Tues 30th Nov: Weds 1st Dec

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Mar 25 - 00

Painkiller Track Open To The Public

The Painkiller track is fully open. Although it's important, while its in excellent shape across much of the trail, there are creek/river crossings. Some rough sections require backcountry bush navigation skills to traverse around.

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Sep 29

Jan Preston Duo

Jan Preston Duo - Piano Boogie Woman! Reefton Club Weds 29th September 7.30pm Door Sales $25.00

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Oct 09

Reefton Annual Community Garage Sale

Reefton Annual Community Garage Sale: Saturday 9th October 2021 Hold a garage sale at your house. Contact: Andrea 027 2008933 or via facebook group "Reefton Garage Sale"

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Oct 18

Austen Found

Austen Found - The Undiscovered Musicals of Jane Austen Monday 18th October 8pm @ Reefton Club Door Sales or Ph: 03 732 8542: Adult $20 Student $10 Family $50

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Dec 30

Reefton Trots

The perfect way to enjoy the lead up to the New Year is a day spent at Interislander Summer Festival Reefton Trots.

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Jan 05

Reefton Gallops

Location : Reefton Race Course

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