Stormy Point Driving Route on The Country Road

Stormy Point Driving Route is an alternative to travelling SH1 between Taupo and Wellington.

Friday is the best day of the week to take a drive on this route to experience some of the Manawatu Region's Top Ten Attractions. Start from Feilding or just south of Mangaweka on State Highway 1.  

Tips: Bring some cash for roadside stalls and Feilding Farmers' Market. 

Rangatira Golf Club - A unique 18 hole golf course set on three levels overlooking the spectacular Rangitikei River. The ride to the 19th hole is via an electric cable car - the only one of its kind in New Zealand. No bunkers.

Clay Art Gallery - A pottery and art shop featuring the work of Stewart Fulljames. Pick up a piece of art for your home or some funky mugs to drink your hot cuppa with. Take cash, as there's no EFTPOS here..and you might like to pick up some local produce at the roadside stall opposite.

Little Wool Co - Little Wool Co is a unique experience in natural fibre from farm gate to shop - a knitter's haven.

Feilding Farmers' Market - On every Friday in the CBD of Feilding from 9am-2pm.

Feilding Saleyards Guided Tours - Learn the fascinating history of selling livestock, one of New Zealand's oldest traditions, which dates back to 1880's.

To find out more see or contact Palmerston North City i-SITE on 0800 MANAWATU or

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