Known for its dramatic scenery, beautiful coastlines and expansive vineyards, the Wairarapa region is highly admired among locals and tourists alike. Located at the bottom of the North Island, some of the region's main centres include Masterton, Carterton, Greytown and Martinborough. Masterton, the largest town in the region, is renowned for its museums, agriculture and outdoor activities. The town is frequented by many families due to the expansive amount of family activities on offer. Carterton is a town with a thriving arts scene. Whether you prefer sculptures or paintings, there are many public artistic attractions for locals to enjoy. If you prefer a town that is rich in architecture and history, then Greytown may be the town for you. The small town is also renowned for its delicious food, perfect after a day exploring the area. The town of Martinborough is known for its vineyards and stunning walking and cycling tracks. Spend your days walking and cycling through the beautiful scenery whilst sampling the delicious wine of the region. The picturesque Wairarapa region is the perfect place to study and work. With many options for leisurely activities when you are wanting some time out, it is no secret that the Wairarapa region is appreciated and admired by locals.
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