The screen location of Waitohu Valley Ōtaki, features native and exotic forests, pastoral lands, and wetlands.

Waitohu Valley sits between the foothills of the Tararua Range and a 10-minute drive from Ōtaki Beach. The landscape in the valley ranges from native and exotic forests to pastoral farmlands, lakes, and wetlands.

The nearby Waitohu Stream flows from the foothills to the Tasman Sea north of Ōtaki and supports many native fish species. Alongside the stream sits Waitohu Quarry.

Location details

Jurisdiction Kāpiti Coast District Council
Permits required A combination of private and public land, contact Screen Wellington
Location descriptors Barns, fields, grassland/plains, hills, quarry, roads, rural buildings, scenic roads, wetlands, valleys, livestock, agriculture, countryside, farmland, pastures, farms, farmhouse, sheds, scenic views, nature, country life, peaceful, rural communities, open spaces, scenic landscapes, rustic charm, .