The Manawatū’s colourful array of cafés and restaurants have built their menus and their success with ingredients sourced from the surrounding landscape. Award winning beef and lamb, cheese, honey, beer and wine are all made right here. A trip to any of the region’s farmers markets is a chance to discover, all at once, the true variety of produce that’s grown in the mighty Manawatū. The focus on food here is undeniable and makes it one of the most unique foodie destinations in the country, maybe the world.
Discover Manawatū's neat places with our first edition Manawatū Pocket Guide!