Maniai is a small community on what we are now calling the Surf Highway. Manaia is 14 km’s from Hawera, and is a free spirit community. Manaia draws on the resources of Hawera, but is also the home of the Taranaki Country Music.

Manaia is the bread baking ‘capitol’ of New Zealand. One of the largest bread manufacturingYarrows bakers has been the main business in Manaia since 1923. The symbol having great profile on entering.

Manaia is also the first gateway to the Egmont National Park and Dowling Falls and the golf course is one of the oldest of Taranaki, created around 1905, but is one of many in the Sth Taranaki.

The Manaia War Memorial is in the centre of the township.

The Manaia Hotel is on the main intersection.

The Yarrow Complex gives off a classic bread manufacture aroma.

The Manaia churches are structures of the era.


Fireplace   Dump Station
General Store   Bottled Gas
Internet   Caravan
Camping   4WD
Kitchen Facilities Disabled access
Laundry Toilets
Campervans Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
Scenic Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water Walking tracks
Rotary Club   Lions Club
Gymnasium   Gardens
Winery   Whitewater Rafting
Surfing   Skydiving
Skiing Scenic Flights
Postal Service Police
Movie Location Mountain Biking
Kayaking Jet Boating
Information   Hospital
Hang Gliding Golf Course