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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

  • Albury Market Day

    Albury Market Day

    Albury School

    Sun 18 Oct 2020 10:00 am

    Entertainment, face painting, delicious food and coffee along with some fabulous market stalls. Browse ladies fashion, homewares, art, plants, olive oil, baking, children's fashion, wooden goods, candles and lots lots ... Read More

  • Meridian Hard Labour - Dusky Trail Mt Bike races

    Meridian Hard Labour - Dusky Trail Mt Bike races

    Twizel Ben Ohau Station

    Sat 24 Oct 2020 12:00 pm

    As well as DOC land, it also traverses several iconic high country stations – Rhoboro Downs, Ben Ohau and Omahau Hill Station. The start/finish area is in one of the home paddocks of Simon and Priscilla Cameron’s Ben ... Read More

  • Meridian Hard Labour - Steve Skinner Canal Kayak

    Meridian Hard Labour - Steve Skinner Canal Kayak

    Hydro Canals around Twizel

    Sat 24 Oct 2020 7:00 am

    Come and enjoy the only time in the year you are allowed to kayak on the iconic Meridian hydro canals which are closed to all watercraft the rest of the year. The stunning 20km kayak course starts at Lake Ruataniwha, ... Read More

  • Meridian Hard Labour - Hard Labourer

    Meridian Hard Labour - Hard Labourer

    Twizel

    Sat 24 Oct 2020 7:00 am

    Hard Labourers take part in all three events. By registering as a Hard Labourer, competitors will automatically get entered into each separate event. You don’t have to be a hard out competitor to enter all three ... Read More