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Shannon (New Zealand)

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Shannon is a town located in the Horowhenua region of the lower North Island. It is on SH 57 Between Levin and Palmerston North

Get in[edit]

By car or bus

Get around[edit]

By car or on foot


  • Owlcatraz Native bird and wildlife park, Main South rd (SH57) Shannon (New Zealand)
  • Big Snow the Giant white steer.
  • New Zealand owl the Morepork, or Ruru. Meet Owlie Macpherson, Owl capone and Owlvis Presley.
  • Mangahao Hydroelectric Power Station and Dams,
  • Poutu Marae


  • Go Canoeing at the Mangahao white Water park 300m slalom course in Shannon,
  • Visit the Mangahao Dam's by Trail Bike,
  • Play Golf at the Shannon Golf Course



  • Take a Break from drivng and have lunch or a snack at the local Cafe or tea rooms


Drink at the Club Hotel


Budget accommodation is avaliable at the Hotel.

  • Club Hotel, Ballance St, Shannon Ph 06 3627 800


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