Masterton in Wellington is inhabited by some 21,000 people.
Wellington, the national capital, is situated 50 miles (80 kilometers) southwest of Masterton, while Lake Taupo is 150 miles (241 kilometers) to the north.
Leave the busy streets behind and see the locals at their relaxed best in public parks such as Queen Elizabeth Park and Aratoi. Capture nature, listen to bird song or simply soak up the sun at these popular parks in Masterton.
The Shear Discovery is a great oasis for culture vultures in Masterton. Take advantage of the quiet atmosphere, ask about the guided tours, buy something from the gift shop or just enjoy the treasures of the past.
The Stonehenge Aotearoa is the perfect attraction for travellers wishing to delve a little deeper into the Masterton area.