The picturesque Matakana region is a foodie's heaven known for its weekend farmers market, boutique food shops and spectacular vineyards.
Only an hour north of Auckland city and close to a myriad of stunning east coast beaches, Matakana is a popular getaway spot for locals and visitors alike. Matakana is foodie heaven - if you enjoy home-grown delicacies and award-winning wine then look no further.
Feast Matakana is about showing off the local producers and growers and how they work with the local eateries; giving you a match made in heaven
Settled in the 1840s Matakana has a proud history with world class shopping, wineries, eateries, sightseeing, activities, and NZ's best farmers' market.
If you are visiting the Matakana Coast and need some local knowledge you will find the Matakana Information Centre in the foyer of the Matakana Cinema Complex. Open for information from 9am till late, our desk is also manned every day of the week between the hours of 10am - 1pm, where you will find friendly local volunteers ready to help you with any enquiry.
MATAKANA FARMERS' MARKET
8am to 1pm every Saturday the vibrant farmers' market is a focal point for locals and growers to meet. Luscious produce from the area fills the stalls - not to be missed!
On the doorstep of Auckland, the Matakana region is however a world away from the big city lights. Matakana also offers you the perfect base for exploring this magical region.
Matakana Community Group
The Matakana Community Group is an Incorporated Society with a charitable status. Our Group is involved in a wide range of community activities including town planning matters that affect the future of Matakana and its environs, traffic management issues, community events and community projects and we work hard at engaging constructively with Auckland Council, Auckland Transport and Local Community Board representatives. The MCG encourages members to come along to a meeting with ideas for projects that they see as a need in/for the community.