Tora Coastal Walk
Time to switch the phone off

Time to switch the phone off

By Nicola Martin, stuff.co.nz* OPINION: Sometimes you need to climb a really big hill and take a breath. In the middle of somewhere off State Highway 53, on the heel of the North Island where ruggedly sunburnt Wairarapa farmland wilts towards the moody Tora... Read More
Our response to COVID-19

Our response to COVID-19

It is with sadness that we have decided to close our track for the remainder of the 2019/2020 Tora Coastal Walk season (until 30 April 2020).  Many of you will have already reassessed your travel plans in light of the government directive issued to stop... Read More
A Glimpse Behind the Scenes

A Glimpse Behind the Scenes

If you have been on the Tora Coastal Walk, then you will have no doubt had the pleasure of being hosted by Kiri Elworthy. In the latest NZ House and Garden magazine, Sharon Stephenson visited Kiri and James Elworthy in their home. Sharon takes you on a tour behind the... Read More
Our Commitment To Sustainable Tourism

Our Commitment To Sustainable Tourism

We’re thrilled to announce that we have recently become eligible for inclusion in the New Zealand Tourism Sustainability Commitment programme. The environment, our local community, and our visitors are all equally vital parts of what we do, so it’s exciting to join... Read More
Women’s wellness retreat 2018

Women’s wellness retreat 2018

A few weeks have passed since we hosted our very first Women’s Wellness Retreats.  We’ve had time to reflect, not only on how well they were received and how much we enjoyed delivering them, but also on the ways we can improve what we offer in the future. The idea of... Read More
Women’s Wellness Retreat – SOLD OUT

Women’s Wellness Retreat – SOLD OUT

THESE EVENTS ARE SOLD OUT. DUE TO OVERWHELMING POPULARITY, WE WILL LOOK TO REPEAT THE RETREATS IN WINTER 2019. IF YOU’D LIKE TO BE CONTACTED WHEN THE NEW DATES ARE ANNOUNCED, PLEASE EMAIL US AT kiri@toracoastalwalk.nz . We’re really excited to announce our... Read More
Peisport Vineyard Trip

Peisport Vineyard Trip

One of the most memorable travel experiences is the rare moment when one gets to meet the locals who live and work in the place you’re visiting. It can be challenging to get out of the “travel bubble” – that frustrating space where you’re hanging out with other... Read More
Tora Challenge Returns to Event Calendar

Tora Challenge Returns to Event Calendar

Registrations for the Tora Challenge, a walking and running event set on private land along the Wairarapa’s dramatic coastline, open next week. The Tora Coastal Challenge, to be held on Sunday, 1st May 2016, features three course options including a 6km walk/run, 18km... Read More
Wairarapa Lifestyle Magazine

Wairarapa Lifestyle Magazine

A Wairarapa must do adventure – Wairarapa Lifestyle Magazine – Spring 2015 If you haven’t experienced the Tora Coastal Walk yet, or even if you have, it’s time to put it at the top of your ‘must do Wairarapa’ list.... Read More
Windswept and Wild

Windswept and Wild

Dominion Post, 20 December 2014 When you reach Stony Bay Lodge on Wairarapa’s Tora Coastal Walk you’ve got to the mid- way point, an idyllic setting just 30 metres from the wild coastline. So when the decision was made to build at the site overlooking the sea, a... Read More