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By Road...

State Highways 2 & 3 are the main routes through Woodville.

Woodville is located halfway between Napier and Wellington and is located 29 kms from Palmerston North, 177km’s from Wellington and 153 kms from Napier

Coming from State Highway 1, travel east from Palmerston North City on State Highway 3 towards Woodville via the beautiful Manawatu Gorge, famous for its unique rock types and the impressive Manawatu river - one of two rivers in the southern hemisphere flowing east to west through a mountain range.

For further assistance in planning your travelling route in our region and around New Zealand contact the Tararua Visitor Centre, free phone 0800 827 278, or email

By Air...

The Tararua region is serviced by Palmerston North Airport just 30 minutes from Woodville.

The domestic airline Air New Zealand, has regular flights in and out of Palmerston North.
Private and charter planes can land at Dannevirke Aerodrome. For more information contact - Dannevirke Aerodrome (06) 374 6116.

For further assistance regarding access to Woodville by air travel, and planning your travelling route in New Zealand contact the Tararua Visitor Centre.