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2017 Lions Supporters Special

Friday, 12 May 2017 12:06

Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary welcome the British & Irish Lions team and supporters to New Zealand and wish to extend the following deal to all visitors:


$175 per player including cart share*

This is a $60 saving!


Conditions Apply:

Bookings essential.  Carts must be shared.

Soft spikes only & players must adhere to the dress standard

Valid from 1st June until 15th July 2017

Phone: 07-374-8152 or Email: [email protected]

Once again we will have the winter group package to entice the hardened golfer out of the winter doldrums. Gather a group of mates (minimum of 8 players) for a road trip to Wairakei, details as follows:

Sammy the Takahe chick

Saturday, 02 January 2016 13:25

First Takahe chick at Wairakei, we have named it Sammy pictured here being fed by one of it's parents, photo taken December 2015. Photo credit Sian Moffit, Dept of Conservation Ranger.

Wairakei Wildlife

Friday, 13 November 2015 15:31

Our sanctuary family continues to grow in numbers, just in the last few weeks we have had the arrival of a Takahe chick from Matariki and Hauhanga, pictured above. Kiwi chick, Whakapapa, has just arrived from Rainbow Springs.