Contact Us

We look forward to hearing from you. Please use the email or phone number below to contact us about your stay, or simply complete our Enquiry Form. Our policy is to respond to messages within 12 hours. 


Phone: +64 6 382 5726

906 Ruahine Road

Mangaweka, New Zealand

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram: @mthuiafarmstay

Once your booking dates have been confirmed, a deposit or credit card details will be required to secure the booking. 

Helpful information regarding our Booking and Payment Policy, Arrival and Departure Times and Cancellation Policy are below the booking form.


Location and Directions

Mt Huia Farmstay is only 9km from State Highway 1 on the boundary of the Rangitikei and Manawatu regions in the lower North Island. Find us with ease using our printable driving directions and maps below, or use GPS coordinates (DMS): 39°49’31.99”S, 175°51’54.71”E.

Our physical address is: 906 Ruahine Road, Mangaweka. We are ideally located, central to many regions, towns and cities.

Travel time between Mt Huia Farmstay and ...
Taihape 25 minutes
Hunterville 30 minutes
Palmerston North 1 hour
Turoa Skifield - Mt Ruapehu 1.5 hours
Taupo    2 hours
Rotorua    3 hours
Wellington   3 hours
Napier (Hawke's Bay) via historic Gentle Annie route 3.5 hours 

Directions to Mt Huia Farmstay: 

Directions from State Highway 1

  • Turn onto Ruahine Road/Manawatu Scenic Route 200 metres North of Mangaweka (on the left if travelling from the North, on the right if travelling from the south).
  • The road takes you down a steep hill to cross a one-way bridge over the Rangitikei River.
  • Continue straight on this road, keeping the gorge on your left and the bluffs on your right.
  • Mt Huia Farmstay is 9 km from SH1, on the first long stretch of straight road. The Homestead is on the right (with green picket fence, number 906); Hodd Cottage is on the left (with three bay garage and sign post, number 911).


Directions from Palmerston North

  • Travel to Feilding (Mt Huia Farmstay is 64km from Feilding) then head North on Kimbolton Road, through Cheltenham and Kiwitea to Kimbolton.
  • At Kimbolton continue straight on; the same road becomes Rangiwahia Road. It’s 25km to Rangiwahia from Kimbolton, of which approx. 15km is a windy but scenic stretch of road.
  • At Rangiwahia the same road changes name to Ruahine Road. Continue on this road following signs to Mangaweka. Mt Huia Farmstay is 11km from Rangiwahia. 
  • Approx. 10kms from Rangiwahia is the only one-way bridge you cross; from here Mt Huia Farmstay is 900m. Hodd Cottage is located on your right (with three bay garage and sign post, number 911) and the Homestead a little further along on your left (with green picket fence, number 906)
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Helpful Information

Arrival and Departure Policy

Check-in is from 3.00pm unless other arrangements are agreed. The lights will be on if you are arriving late.
Check-out is by 10.00am unless other arrangements are agreed.

Booking and Payment Policy

Your booking at Mt Huia Farmstay is secured on payment of a deposit of $160, or the equivalent of the first night's accommodation, whichever is the greater. Once your booking dates are confirmed the deposit can be paid by:
  • NZ cheque, or
  • internet banking to an account advised or
  • by provision of credit card details through a secure online link which will be advised.  We accept VISA and MasterCard. (No charge is made against the card until the time of your visit).

Final payment of full tariff is required by one of the methods below:

  • Prior to your visit using internet banking, or
  • By cash at the time of your visit, or
  • By credit card at the time of your visit, but please note this will incur a surcharge of 6%, to cover some costs charged to us by the bank.

Cancellation Policy

As accommodation is on single occupancy basis a late cancellation has a significant effect on our business.
  • Cancellation is required a minimum of fourteen (14) days before date of booking for full refund of deposit.
  • Cancellation between 7 and 13 days prior to booking will incur a cost of 50% of booking value.
  • “No show" or late notification (within the week prior to booking) will result in being charged the full value of the booking (with consideration made to the circumstances of a late cancellation).