48 Edward Street - Wakefield - Tasman - New Zealand

What's the go around Wakefield?

Wakefield Village has a thriving community, with clubs and societies that reflect a huge range of interests and passions. Wakefield is one of the earliest European settlements in New Zealand, and boasts the oldest church and the longest running school in the country. 

There are many things to do in and around the Wakefield area, below we give just a few examples of what is in store for you in your stay at Wakefield.

Make A Knife

Ever wanted to have a go go at blacksmithing or knife making? Join us for a whole day activity – forging a knife from raw steel to a blade you will treasure forever.

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Higgins Engine & Machinery Museum

The museum houses a growing collection of historic and restored vehicles, machinery, artifacts and memorabilia collected from around the Nelson, Marlborough and West Coast regions.

Village Grove Estate

Offering their special olive oils for sale
117 Wakefield-Kohatu Highway, Wakefield.
03-541 8577

Carol's Emporium

Located on the main road through Wakefield.
Set up as an outlet for the local community to sell their preloved treasures.
62 Whitby Road, Wakefield.

Gardens Of The World

Pack a picnic, explore, or simply lay back and listen to the birdsong. So close to town – but truly another world.

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Armageddon Paintball

Welcome to ARMAGEDDON Paintball the only theme paintball field in Nelson!The ultimate experience in Paintball excitement...semi-automatic mayhem...from the games you play, to the fields you play on.

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The Village Gallery

An eclectic mix of jewellery and art works hand crafted by Jeweller and Leadlighter Paula Aldridge. All housed in the historic Johnson’s Saddlery building which dates back to 1882. 30, Edward Street, Wakefield.

Bush Walk, Painting & Pottery

Join Bruce and Sandra, artist owners of Bush Walk Bed & Breakfast, in their secluded location, surrounded by New Zealand native bush and birds.

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The Wakefield Bakery

The Wakefield Bakery is open daily from 5am to 5pm – now with a new cafe seating area. Located at 12 Clifford Road.