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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 and see the Globe Gold mine – 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 I-Site 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.

Nov 07 - Apr 24

Reefton Saturday Market

Every Saturday 10am-2pm. $10 per table or shared shed. First in first served. Music to be scheduled, buskers welcome, Pop up shops, Food Truck, Marquees, Tables & Chairs provided. Contact: Princess 021 0228 5680 or [email protected]

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Mar 25 - 00

Painkiller Track Closed

Attention Bike Riders and Walkers: The Painkiller Track is Temporarily Closed from 25th March 2021 until further notice

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Apr 08

Introduction To Digital Banking

Gain knowledge and confidence with online banking. To be held at Reefton Visitor Centre 67-69 Broadway, Reefton. Thursday 8th & 22nd April 2021 @ 1pm - 3.30pm Places Limited. Register at the Inangahua County Library

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Jul 09 - 10

Waiuta School Reunion & 70 Year Remembrance Day

Any family members attend the school up to 1951 at Waiuta? Interested in attending the reunion? Contact: Peter Ewen 03 762 7859 or [email protected] For the 70th Remembrance Day Contact: 027 237 0794 or [email protected]

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