Known for its hot summers, the region provides a relaxing break away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Activities in Wairarapa run the full spectrum, from adrenaline-pumping action to effortlessly raising a wine glass. Discover a host of top-class vineyards in and around Martinborough, famed for its international award-winning Pinot Noir. The number of vineyards continues to grow, with new ones becoming established in the Gladstone and Masterton areas. Historic Greytown is New Zealand's first inland town and has retained its delightful colonial village character with wooden Victorian buildings. A leisurely stroll reveals a superb range of specialty shopping, from antiques to crafts, gift shops and galleries. Take a break at one of Greytown's delightful cafes and restaurants