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)

The Practice – Retail Therapy in Ranfurly – Local art and products (and great coffee!)

This gorgeous converted art deco building was built as a dental practice in 1951 and is now home to local and regional art works, gift ware, merino clothing and locally made, quality products.  Daughter of the last dentist to operate from the building, Amie Pont and her family have lived in the Maniototo for 14 years and are active ambassadors of the Maniototo area so pop in for a visit and learn their story!  The Practice Gift Gallery is a unique Maniototo shopping experience.  For online shopping and to keep up-to-date with new products in store join The Practice on Facebook.  For further information call 444 9993 or call Amie Pont on 027 264 3766.

RDP logo (2)RD Petroleum

RD Petroleum provides a professional, competitive, service-driven distributor for fuel and oil products throughout the South Island. Our commitment is focused on our customers. We are in business to save our customers money on their fuel bills.  RD Petroleum services the Maniototo via McLarens Transport, Charlemont Street West in Ranfurly … (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.  Principal David Hunter believes ‘today’s learners need to be empowered and motivated. Our school provides a springboard for young people to realise and reach their potential. The skills and competencies our students acquire during their time at Maniototo are imperative for the learning challenges they may face in the future’ … (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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