Mahaanui Farmstay Experience - Tiniroto - Gisborne region

Mahaanui is a 600 hectare sheep and cattle hill country farm that has been in Simons family for 50 years. In addition to farming our property we offer unique accommodation options for independent travellers as well as an opportunity to experience a real NZ rural lifestyle. 


Come and join us in our farming activities, explore the farm by foot on the marked walking trails, have some fun in the kayaks on the river, leap off the cool secret waterfall, meet our friendly farm pets or take Simons interactive farm tour to really get a grasp of what we do. Or just completely relax in either the Mahaanui river cabin or Mahaanui cottage.

Tiniroto is not only an interesting area to explore , it is also a great location for day trips around the region- to Gisborne, Wairoa, Mahia peninsula, Lake Waikaremoana , Rere Falls and rockslide or the nearby Ruakituri valley well known for its excellent fly fishing.  



Your hosts Sally and Simon love welcoming guests to Mahaanui and are happy to make suggestions to help guests plan their holiday activities and on-farm adventures.

NEW: The River Cabin - Boutique accommodation

Enjoy the casual luxury of the new river cabin that is built from recycled and sustainable materials, completely 100% off-grid, eco friendly, insulated, warm and cosy and totally secluded in the loveliest spot on the farm. 

The Cottage

 The Cottage is a private, warm sunny fenced country cottage within a garden setting with a spacious covered deck that overlooks sheep and cattle grazing on the  nearby hills.




Mahaanui Farmstay Experience

Owners: Sally Officer & Simon Bennett

Mahaanui Farmstay Experience

1856 Ruakaka Road  Tiniroto 

Gisborne 4078

New Zealand



Telephone: +64 6 8637180 or +64 0274977163 

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