Our Partners

Department of Conservation

Department of Conservation

This New Zealand Department of Conservation (DOC) site, has information about the protection of New Zealand's natural and historic heritage, how and where you can enjoy public conservation places and how to get involved in conservation.

Ngati Tuwharetoa

Ngati Tuwharetoa

We are fortunate to be able to offer guests an insight into the cultural  significance of Poronui in association with the Ngati Tuwharetoa kaitiaki (caretakers) of this ancient Maori land.  For more information you can look at their website or read more about the history of the Ngati Tuwharetoa.



150x113_Heli-Sika-Logo-AF.jpgHeliSika is based at Poronui and provides fast convenient access to some of the exceptional and remote fishing, hunting, hiking and mountain biking spots our guests enjoy. For more information please review the Heli-Sika website.


Luxury Lodges of New Zealand

NZLA Luxury Lodges of New Zealand
Lodges of New Zealand are a select group of the finest 5 Star and Exclusive Luxury Lodges in New Zealand – fulfilling the promise of our outstanding New Zealand landscape. Poronui is proud to be a member of the Luxury Lodges Association.

Westervelt Sporting Lodges

Westervelt Sporting Lodges owns and operates a global network of outdoor sporting lodges that cater to the needs of today's discriminating sportsman.  Fully-guided big game hunting, wing shooting and fly-fishing is available at Westervelt lodges in America, Canada and New Zealand.

Richard Brimer

Richard Brimer

Richard Brimer has been celebrating life through the lens for over 20 years.  His work is frequently published in magazines such as Cuisine, NZ Architecture, Australian Gourmet Traveller, Urbis, and Air New Zealand magazine.  A native of the Hawkes Bay wine region, some of Richard’s outstanding work is found throughout this site.


Val Atkinson

R. Valentine Atkinson is an internationally acclaimed and much-published photographer specializing in fly-fishing lifestyle and travel worldwide. His assignments have taken him to 29 countries and he is published in most major fishing and outdoor magazines regularly.  Val is the proud author of four books: Distant Waters, Trout and Salmon, The Greatest Flyfishing Around the World and most recently Friends on the Water. He was recently inducted into the Fly Fishing Hall of Fame.  Visit Val online to view his outstanding work.  


Tourism New Zealand

Plan your New Zealand travel at the official site of Tourism New Zealand. This fantastic resource enables you to plan your trip on a calendar, see it on a map, collect items, bookmark pages and print out itineraries.


Wildlife Management Associates

Wildlife Management AssociatesCam Speedy of Wildlife Management Associates is leading the Sika Deer Study at Poronui. Cam's work over the past 25 years through Massey University, the NZ Forest Service, Department of Conservation and in the private & corporate sectors, has given him extensive knowledge and practical experience in game, pest, threatened species and general wildlife management. Cam has worked with leading wildlife biologists around the world and we are very proud to be working with him on the Sika Study at Poronui, where sika were first liberated in NZ in 1905.
Tourism New Zealand


To discriminating anglers, Poronui is an historic fly fishing lodge where they go fishing for superb NZ brown and rainbow trout in pristine waters.

To sportsmen, Poronui is a supreme hunting lodge where they can hunt majestic deer in a hauntingly beautiful landscape. To others, Poronui is the ultimate luxury wilderness retreat, a place where they can relax or explore 16,000 acres of timeless wilderness.

To match the premier quality of the outdoor experience, Poronui offers three supremely comfortable accommodation options: the legendary Poronui fishing lodge, luxury camping down by the Mohaka river at Safari Camp or stately Blake House - the choice of celebrities, captains of industry and royalty.

Whether your passion is New Zealand fly fishing, hunting or hiking, our guests talk of the magic of Poronui – the breathtaking location, the genuine Kiwi warmth, and the camaraderie they share with guides and fellow adventurers.

Come and experience the legend of Poronui.

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