Please feel free to contact us for more information on facility rental, or to make a booking.

Main Lodge

Main Lodge

  • Comfortably seats 30 people in lounge area
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Whiteboard
  • Heated with a log burner
  • Wheel chair access ramp
  • Commercial Kitchen
  • Easy ‘double-door’ access to bring in equipment or display stands
  • Can be booked for lectures, slideshows, presentations, product launches and other family events
  • Broadband connection facility available

Eco Leadership Lodge

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A high spec accommodation block – sleeping up to 15 adults based on sustainability principles. The main two storey structure utilises recycled shipping containers that have been refurbished an adapted to provide a contemporary, functional, cosy and environmentally friendly accommodation area. Lighting is provided by solar energy which is a feature of the communal living space, construction and cabinetry materials have been recycled where possible, hot water by lpg.

The central area is a great place to unwind at the end of a long day or can be used as an area for data displays and presentations.

The building is a model for sustainable living in the 21st century.

Commercial Kitchen


  • self catering or semi catering for large groups
  • 2 large commercial grade ovens with hobs
  • Commercial toaster
  • Commercial dishwasher
  • 2 fridges and chest freezer for your use
  • Microwave

Davidson Lodge

  • Comfortably seats 30 people with desks
  • Large Data screen
  • Digital TV
  • DVD player
  • Whiteboard
  • Heated
  • Wheel chair access ramp
  • Kitchenette
  • Easy ‘double-door’ access to bring in equipment or display stands
  • Separate meeting room
  • Can be booked for lectures, slideshows, presentations, product launches and other events
  • broadband connection facility available



  • Cabins can sleep up to 80 people.

Climbing / Abseiling / Bouldering Walls

Climbing Wall

  • 3 walls – vertical, overhanging and an abseil wall.
  • 10m high tower equipped with top ropes.
  • 4-sided bouldering wall

High Ropes Course ( Native Course )

High Ropes

  • Situated in stand of Native trees onsite
  • Purpose built facility
  • The High Ropes Course consists of three circuit challenges with flying fox descent – 3 wire bridge, flying kiwi, high traverse, centipede, dangling duo.

Low Ropes Course

Low Ropes

  • The Low Ropes Course consists of circuits and separate elements
  • Ideal for any age
  • Encourages communication and teamwork
  • Available to hire for visiting groups with TSB TOPEC instructor

Tail race

Tail Race

  • Controlled, artificial streamway from Power Station
  • 200m long, grade 2 rapids
  • Easy access onto Waiwhakaiho river ( grade 2/3 )
  • Large eddy to practice your rolling or for flat water / slow moving water group sessions
  • Excellent venue for river safety education
  • Great for introduction to rafting

Waiwhakaiho River

Waiwhakaiho River

  • The Waiwhakaiho River borders the TSB TOPEC campus
  • Ideal for coaching all kinds of paddling skills – kayaking, rafting, bugging
  • Runs as a grade 2 / 3 white-water trip that runs through the city of New Plymouth to the Sea

Swimming Hole

Swimming Hole

  • Swimming hole on the Waiwhakaiho River, just a short walk from the TSB TOPEC campus
  • A great way to end a hot day of activities

Scenic Reserve

Scenic Reserve

  • Acres of dense, beautiful bush right on our doorstep
  • Packed with paths and scenic walks for all residents to enjoy
  • Several permanent orienteering courses
  • Site of natural and historic interest
  • Ideal for team development exercises and navigation skills coaching
  • Location for the infamous Mud Run!!!!