Kia Ora…come stay with us and enjoy the ancient forest

Sssshhh … I’m in dinosaur country! Listen to the forest – for it’s got the most phenomenal story to tell!

– David Bellamy

To us humans [this is] a dead tree. To a kākā and many other animals and plants it is a year-round supermarket, and it has been since time immemorial.

– David Bellamy on the life of a dead tree.

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Rakau rangatira                   Chiefly trees

Tu teitei                                  Standing tall in the forest

Ki te kore koutou                  Without you

Ma wai e mihi Te ra              Who will greet the sun?


Come and stay with us for a while at the Old Mill House self-catered accommodation in Minginui – and enjoy all that the ancient Whirinaki rainforest has to offer.


(Thank you Mr Andy Blick for your contribution to our website.)