Kingfisher Cottage

Escape to your own secluded tranquil retreat when you stay at Kingfisher Cottage located off-site to Tairoa Lodge at 483 Skeet Road, Matapu. 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, private outdoor spa pool and alfresco dining.

  • Continental Breakfast Provisions Provided.  Cooked Option available at additional cost
  • Homemade Treat, 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


Double/Twin – 1 Night – $265

Extra Adult – $60 | Child (2 – 12 years) – $35 | Infant – No Charge

Kingfisher Cottage Breakfasts – Sept 2021

Tariff: $265.00 Gst Incl. (Includes Continental Breakfast Provisions)

Continental Breakfast Provisions:

  • Cereals
  • Milk
  • Bread
  • Spreads

 Cooked Breakfast Provisions: (Additional $25.00 per person)

Includes: Continental Breakfast Provisions plus:

  • Bacon
  • Eggs
  • Hashbrown
  • Mushroom
  • Tomato
  • Orange Juice
  • Pastry


Dinner Options:

  • $70 Ploughman’s Platter for Two
  • $50 per person for Heat & Eat Option
  • $70 per person for Antipasto Platter, BBQ Provisions & Dessert

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.