Businesses & Services

Maniototo provides residents and visitors alike with all the facilities needed not only to live a fulfilling life here but to also ensure that, no matter what situation arises during your stay, help is never far from hand.  Breakdown services, radio station, doctor, hospital, rest home, plumber, electricians and hairdressers all offer quality service.  With an extensive provision of social services, living in the Maniototo doesn’t mean travelling to the bigger towns to access early childhood education, Plunket, spiritual services, councelling, vicitm support and disability information services.

Mt Ida Store - NasebyRanfurly Volunteer Firebrigade

Ranfurly i-site

Whether it’s a lost camera (put a free message over our radio station) or a blown head gasket, it’s all right here.  The Ranfurly Railway Station houses a top quality i-site information center and can help with all facets of your trip, from start to finish.  Enjoy the ‘train carriage’ audio visual display as well as a selection of retail purchase opportunities.

Burn 729am LogoRadio Charity t/a Burn 729am/87.9fm

Your soundtrack to Central!  Maniototos own independent, community run, volunteer based radio station based in Ranfurly.  With a strong community focus, Burn is a station of difference.  Completely random music mix, text requests, competitions, prizes – tune in to 729AM (or 87.9fm if in Ranfurly township), text 0272876729 with your request, call 444 9729 or email … (more)



maniototoareaschoollogoManiototo Area School

Maniototo Area School is an Area School providing a unified educational programme from Year 1 (new entrants) to Year 13. We were the first Area School in New Zealand, providing seamless education on one campus for both primary and secondary students from all parts of the Maniototo … (more)

G. H. Baddock Builder – Registered Master Builder

Greg and son have been building in the Maniototo since 1991.  When considering your building requirements, whether it be from scratch or rennovations, G. H. Baddock Builders can advise with knowledge on building codes, specifications and ,especially, materials.  The Maniototo has a unique and specific climate which they take into consideration in all their work.  As a Registered Master Builder, you can be guaranteed quality and satisfaction.  Contact Greg on (027) 433 1087 or email


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