Kingfisher Cottage

Escape to your own secluded tranquil retreat when you stay at Kingfisher Cottage. Nestled above the bubbling Mangatoki Stream beside a pocket of attractive bush, this charming two-bedroom, self-contained cottage, offers boutique accommodation for discerning travellers, only 15 minutes from the South Taranaki town of Hawera and 10 minutes from Eltham.

Ideal as a romantic haven, weekend escape or, ultra-comfortable hideaway, Kingfisher Cottage has been extensively refurbished, but maintains its heritage character.

The two-bedroom Cottage is perfect for one or two couples or, a family of four, and has tastefully decorated bedrooms with a queen bed in the master bedroom and two king-singles in the second bedroom. French doors open out onto the extensive decking from both the sitting and dining rooms where you can enjoy the garden, birdsong, outdoor spa pool and alfresco dining.

  • Cooked Breakfast Provisions
  • Homemade Treat, Bottle of NZ Wine, Fresh Flowers & Freshly Ground Coffee
  • Dinner Options Available
  • Private Outdoor Spa Pool
  • Full Kitchen for Self-catering
  • Freeview Television, DVD’s & Stereo, Games
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Barbeque for Alfresco Dining
  • Spacious Bathroom with Colonial Vanity & Shower
  • Fluffy Towels, Bathrobes, Hairdryer & Complimentary Bathroom Supplies
  • Garden open during the Annual Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular


Double/Twin – 1 Night – $275

Double Twin – Multiple Nights – $262.50

Extra Adult – $50

Child (2 – 12 years) – $30

Infant – No Charge

Payment for your stay at Kingfisher Cottage is by direct credit prior to your stay. We will email you with our bank account details and further information regarding your stay at Kingfisher Cottage. Please ensure your email and contact phone number are included in your contact information.


How to Find Kingfisher Cottage

Kingfisher Cottage

483 Skeet Road,
Matapu, South Taranaki
New Zealand

Tairoa Lodge: +64 6 278 8603
Mobile: 027 2435782

Kingfisher Cottage is located only 15 minutes North from Hawera and 10 minutes South from Eltham on the Skeet Road.  From the North or New Plymouth turn right onto Skeet Road, Or from the South and Hawera turn left onto Skeet Road (the sign post also indicates the way to Kapuni). Travel 4.8km up Skeet Road and Kingfisher Cottage is located on your left.