Hazelwood Hunting and Fishing Lodge

Hazelwood Hunting and Fishing Lodge is nestled in the heart of Matawai hill country.The homestead has been in the family for over 100 years and is the ideal place to stay when trout fishing, Hunting or cycling the Motu trail.

30+ years experience


  • Fishing the Motu, Moanui, Waioeka and Hangaroa Rivers
  • Access to remote picturesque rivers
  • Highly professional guiding with an attention to detail


Best time of Year

Oct - Mar

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Located between Opotiki and Gisborne, and moments from the most remote and picturesque rivers in the world.

Fish the Motu for the elusive Brown Trout or try your hand at the Rainbow trout that reside in the beautiful Waioeka, Moanui or Koranga rivers.

Simon, your host is a professional fishing guide and has had 30+ years of experience.
Within the hills surrounding the lodge are the striking and elusive Red Deer. Hunting trips can be arranged by request and are able to cater for small or large groups.

The Homestead accommodation allows for one Queen bed, private bathroom and twin singles, private bathroom.Three course meals, available on request,made from fresh local cuisine and the chef is always keen to cook your catch.


  • 4WD to riverside
  • helicopter fishing trips available on request when wanting remote fishing locations

Your Guide

  • Access to many varied Rivers Motu, Moanui, Koranga and the Waioeka
  • Simon is highly professional with a welcoming manner and has a fine attention for detail
  • Stay at Hazelwood Lodge to discover exactly what our the region has to offer

Pricing Information

Our rate for the 2013/14 season is a competitve $350 a single or $550 a double, this rate includes a riverside picnic, flies and transport, it does not include gear hireage and fishing licences. Special rates for accommodation if Anglers are wanting to fish more than one day.

Where to Stay

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Physical address

Hazelwood Hunting and Fishing Lodge, 6506 Matawai road, Matawai, Eastland, 4051, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
open all hours
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Breakfast
  • Children Welcome
  • Courtesy Transport
  • Dinner
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Lunch
  • Sky - communal
Proximity to airport:
one hour
Proximity to coach terminal:
2 minutes
Proximity to town:
75 kms
Number of rooms:

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $95.00 - $110.00
Other charges:
Dinner $30 per person, available on request
Further pricing information:
Special rates for accommodation for Anglers who are fishing more than one day

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