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Owned by the same family for over 100 years, Washpool is a 2000 acre sheep and cattle station, and now you can experience the privacy, exclusiveness and romance this location has to offer for a relaxing holiday.

Palliser Bay is rich in Maori and early European history. Remains of the earliest house site in New Zealand can be visited at nearby Omoekau Valley. The settlement excavations date the site at 1200AD one of the oldest inhabited areas in New Zealand.

read more… http://www.rangitane.iwi.nz/education/index.php/history/pathways/wairarapa