Stratford Christmas Parade 2017

It’s that time of the year again! Hosted by the Stratford Business Association, the annual Stratford Christmas Parade kicked off at 6:30 PM on Friday 1st December after another stunning day in Stratford. Broadway was closed off and was swarmed … Read More

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Carrington Walkway

The Carrington Walkway meanders through Stratford’s urban bush and provides impressive views of Mt Taranaki. The walk begins at the historic Malone Gates and provides a choice of routes, with various track options available. Parts of the track follow farmland … Read More

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TET Kings Theatre

In June 1916, a committee called Stratford Pictures and Amusement was formed, the aim of which was to raise £8000 for the purchase of His Majesty’s Theatre from Mrs Diamond. The first general meeting was held in October that year and … Read More

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Percy Thomson Gallery

Percy Thomson Gallery is Stratford’s public art gallery and was opened in June 2002 following a bequest to the District by former mayor and businessman Percy Thomson. The Gallery is operated by a trust. The gallery contains both exhibition areas … Read More

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Glockenspiel

New Zealand’s only glockenspiel is located right in the centre of Stratford! Glockenspiel literally mean “playing clock”. Stratford’s revered  glockenspiel stands proud in the main street, Broadway, and is unique to New Zealand. Shakespeare’s most famous star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, emerge for the … Read More

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Taranaki Pioneer Village

Taranaki Pioneer Village opened in 1976 and offers a unique opportunity to experience an outdoor museum representing the life of Taranaki pioneers from 1850-1950. The historic buildings are set in park-like surroundings over tgen acres and include picnic areas. Some … Read More

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King Edward Park

Located within easy reach of the town centre King Edward Park is an ideal sanctuary to experience countless varieties of plants, mature trees and birdlife and fast-flowing mountain streams. To mark the coronation of King Edward VII in 1902, a … Read More

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