Welcome to the Mackenzie Region

Nestled in the heart of New Zealand’s majestic South Island, you will find the Mackenzie Region. The region is renowned for its incredibly
clear starry nights, brilliant sunny days, remarkable turquoise lakes, wide-open golden grasslands, valleys of emerald green and snow-capped mountains.

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The Mackenzie Region

Things To Do

Whether you are looking for a relaxing walk in native forest, a more demanding hike or trek into alpine wilderness, or a quiet place to sit
and enjoy the view, the Mackenzie Region has it all.

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Local Tips

Read all about our local tips on activities, events, locations and much more!

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Accommodation

The Mackenzie offers too much to see in one day, so stay a while and explore.

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Weddings

The landscape and serenity of the Mackenzie Region lends itself to special weddings.

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Events

  • Hops 'n' Hooves

    Hops 'n' Hooves

    Twizel Events Centre

    Sat 2 Jun 2018 6:00 pm

    Here is your chance to sample the finest of craft beers and wine, along with mouth-watering food gathered from in and around the Mackenzie High Country, as well as some speciality provides invited from further afield. ... Read More

  • Cadbury Dairy Milk - Share the Taste Road Trip

    Cadbury Dairy Milk - Share the Taste Road Trip

    Lake Tekapo Tavern

    Wed 27 Jun 2018 9:00 am

    New Zealanders live busy lives, so Cadbury wants to bring Kiwis together across the country to share a moment with someone they care about. The Cadbury team will spend six weeks road tripping throughout the country ... Read More

  • Cadbury Dairy Milk - Share the Taste Road Trip

    Cadbury Dairy Milk - Share the Taste Road Trip

    Twizel

    Wed 27 Jun 2018 2:00 pm

    New Zealanders live busy lives, so Cadbury wants to bring Kiwis together across the country to share a moment with someone they care about. The Cadbury team will spend six weeks road tripping throughout the country ... Read More

  • Seed

    Seed

    Twizel Events Centre

    Sat 21 Jul 2018 7:30 pm

    Seed of contentment or chaos? Winning play tours with AOTNZ 4 July - 4 Aug 2018. IVF isn’t fool proof and IUDs aren’t failsafe. iPhones come with ovulation apps and being married doesn’t mean you have to ... Read More