Manganui river

Manganui river

An immense river system with a good population of fish and a high number of tributaries to explore.

Local Knowledge

A major tributary to the Waitara river.  An angler could lose month  exploring the myriad of mountain feed streams and creeks sight fishing for mature browns even before they get down to the main river where an angler can hone their craft with some large water fishing techniques.

Find river flow info HERE

Pro Guides

Fly Fish Taranaki and Taupo

Adam Priest

Guided Fly Fishing Taranaki provides expert professional guided fly fishing services in the Taranaki region and beyond to the famous waters of Taupo and Turangi. Your Guide Adam Priest is Taranaki's only accredited New Zealand Professional Fishing Guide Association (NZPFGA) member. Adam has over 27 years fly fishing experience and over 10 years guiding experience. Guided Fly Fishing Taranaki caters for all levels of anglers, from beginners to expert, and adheres to an audited health and safety plan. Adam grew up fly fishing Taranaki's rivers, streams and lakes and has spent much of his adult life fishing throughout new Zealand. He has also been a heli guide for the famous cedar lodge (Makarora, New Zealand) guiding many high profile clients. Experience the superb, unpressured trout fishery of the beautiful Taranaki region!


Tackle Shops

Hunting and Fishing Taranaki

The Hunting & Fishing Taranaki team are as passionate about the outdoors as you are - See one of the best fly fishing retail sections in NZ, amongst everything else you need to be 'out there doing it'. Come down and visit the expert team the best gear and advice about our local waters.


New Zealand Surfing Adventures

New Zealand quite possibly may be the best place in the world to surf and fish in the same day! Compliment your fishing trip with some surfing in some uncrowded perfect waves. Travel to remote locations and secret surf spots with New Zealand's leading surf tour company FULL TIME KIWI SURF GUIDES EXPERIENCED LOCAL KNOWLEDGE 100% MOBILE WAVES GUARANTEED ISOLATED SURF SPOTS

Manganui Ski Area

If there is local opportunity to fish, ski or visit the amzing mount Taranaki on the same day, here it is! Manganui attracts trampers, boarders and skiers from throughout the North Island. It would easily have the highest ratio of boarders to skiers of any field in NZ, drawing from one of NZ's surfing dominated provinces. Naturally, its strongest followers are "The Naki" locals, who, with the solitary mountain towering above them, feel constantly drawn to its slopes. With some breathtaking views and tramps available it's a great option to break up any trip.
Upper Pembroke Road RD21

Nau Mai New Plymouth Tours

Discover the best of what Taranaki has to offer with one of our incredible tour packages, or mix and match to create your own customised tour. Cruise the Coastal Walkway, Get ready for Surf Highway 45, Glorious Gardens of Taranaki, Hill Country Horse Trek, The Highlights Day Tour or Have It your Way – Custom Day Tours Nau Mai New Plymouth Tours will organise everything for you, with an itemised itinerary of what to expect.