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Labour Weekend

22-25 October 2021


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 the world.

Open 1st and 3rd Sunday!

Keirunga Park Railway is OPEN to the public on the FIRST and THIRD SUNDAY of the month ONLY. Check our calendar for exact dates.

Open only under COVID Alert level #1. Contact tracing is available.

Come on down and have a ride on one, two or more locos around our beautiful track in Keirunga Gardens.

Ticket prices

Single trip ticket $2.00 (children under 2 are FREE); 12 ride ticket is $15.00. $20.00 for a 12 ride ticket. CASH only. Previous unused 12-ride tickets still valid. See public announcement on our News page.

Check our Facebook page for any operational announcements and news.

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.