Pigeon Valley Fire Update 68 0800 Friday 22 February 2019
Wakefield prepare to evacuate notice lifted Civil Defence Group Controller Roger Ball has lifted the conditional re-entry status for Wakefield. The decision was possible because of the work that had been done in fighting the fire and means people living and working in Wakefield are no longer subjec...


Riwaka is famous for its horticulture industry, especially apples, pears, kiwifruit and hops.

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It also has a variety of accommodation options for visitors wanting to experience the nearby attractions including fishing for brown trout in the Riwaka River or hiking in Kahurangi and Abel Tasman National Parks.

The nearby Riwaka Resurgence, off the Riwaka Valley Road, can be reached on foot. The source of the Riwaka River is an underground spring and you can see the water bubbling out of an underground cave.

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