Make Awastone in Mangaweka your next destination for business meetings,

conferences and social club activities.

Our riverside cafe and venue is set in a quiet and secluded location, just 1km off State Highway in Mangaweka. The venue can be booked exclusively for your group, from 1 hour to multiple days.


Our river based activities are all inclusive activities, with a range of river craft and adventure levels that ensure your whole group have fun, no matter what their adventurous inclination. A welcome break from the boardroom.



Work Groups and Social Clubs

Workplace staff and social clubs are by nature a diverse bunch and its hard to find an activity that the whole group can participate in. Awastone specialises in all inclusive group activities, with a range of river craft to match individuals adventurous inclination.

Papa Gorge Christmas Picnic

Combine a one hour trip down the Rangitikei with a social dinner at our licensed riverside cafe.

Rafts, kayaks and Scenic Drifts are all options on this all inclusive river trip, mix and match on the same trip! For those who do not wish to partake on the water, short walks or even just relaxing on the patio are pleasant options.

Make it a family affair, kids are welcome.


Meeting times: To have a relaxed evening BBQ the ideal meeting time for this trip is 2pm. Times can be arranged to suit your needs and we have lunch options available.

Included: transport from the river back to Awastone,  hot showers after the trip to freshen up, BBQ Dinner (or lunch), all rafting equipment for your safety and comfort and of course our friendly guides to take you through your journey.

Price: $130 p/p based on 5, large group prices available.

Talk to us to tailor this product to suit your needs..0800 655 747


Meetings and Conferences

Awastones spectacular riverside cafe is a fantastic venue for your next meeting or conference.

Meeting Venue

Awastone's Riverside Cafe provides a meeting venue in a relaxed, beautiful and central location.

Awastone provides the basic tea and coffee , use of the 60" TV with HDMI cables for your use, venue wifi,  tables and chair set up to your preference and a wipe board.

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea options available on request. 

Price: $330 gst inclusive