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Labour Weekend 2022

14-18 October 2022


Did you know?

The first steam-operated railway in New Zealand, from Christchurch to Ferrymead, opened on 1 December 1863 with a gauge of 1600 mm. It was later converted to 1067 mm gauge, which is now standard in New Zealand. (The Guinness Railway Fact Book).

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Keirunga Park Railway, Havelock North

The Keirunga Park Railway is a popular 846 metre track operated by the Havelock North Live Steamers Club. The track winds its way around Keirunga Park, through tunnels, over viaducts and around scenic rock faces. Keirunga is rated in the top 5 best miniature railway tracks in New Zealand.


Under the COVID Protection Framework (Traffic Light System) we are able to operate public running days under all levels with certain restrictions. Please follow station staff guidelines when preparing to board your train. Please read what is required and how it will work when visiting us on our News page.

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View of Keirunga Park Railway station.

Above: view of Keirunga Park Railway station.

Read the latest news from Keirunga on our News page, and check our Photos page for some great photos of our operations.

Watch this video on YouTube (2.27 minutes) about the Keirunga Park Railway.