The book cover for 'Akatarawa: A history of the Sawyers, settlers and schools' held.

Minibus heritage tour of Akatarawa Valley with author Peter O'Flaherty

A minibus tour through the sites featured in 'Akatarawa: History of the Sawyers , Settlers and School 1870's-1980's.'

Join Peter O'Flaherty, author of 'Akatarawa: History of the Sawyers , Settlers and School 1870's-1980's,' on a tour of the sites in his book. This tour also includes an opportunity to chat with Peter at Staglands Wildlife Reserve. Reasonable mobility needed.

Health & Safety

Upper Hutt City Council has comprehensive Health and Safety plans as does Capital Shuttles -the minibus operator. Patrons will need reasonable mobility for access to minibus. .

Minibus departs Rimutaka Tavern, next to Z Energy Petrol Station, at 11 am. Car parking available. 110 bus stops outside.


Upper Hutt


Site Tour

Event times

11am-2pm Wed 25 Oct

Booking required

Cost: $15.00

To book, please email your name and mobile number. Payment taken in cash on the day.

Reid Perkins

Upper Hutt City Council Heritage Operations