Westervelt New Zealand’s operations include forest stewardship, agriculture, recreation and experiential tourism. As with its U.S. operations, Westervelt is dedicated to operating the businesses in a way that sustains New Zealand’s natural resources for the future.
As active and passionate stewards of the land, The Westervelt Company is committed to the health of New Zealand forests, helping others to respect and understand the magic and beauty of New Zealand wilderness.
Nestled in the secluded Taharua Valley on New Zealand’s spectacular North Island, Poronui boasts some of the world’s best wilderness experiences, breath taking scenery and genuine, warm hospitality. Whether you seek some of the world’s most renown fishing and hunting, or simply want to enjoy the back country wilderness by foot, horse or mountain bike, Poronui offers something for everyone. Complemented with luxurious comfort and gourmet cuisine, the Poronui experience is sure to exceed even the highest expectations.
Poronui’s 16,000 acres are also home to all five of the North Island deer species in a large 3,000 acre game estate. Hunt New Zealand Red Stag, Sika, Fallow Rusa and Sambar in one location before returning and sharing your stories with fellow outdoor enthusiasts each evening. Hunt through native beech forest, eucalyptus plantations and over shrub covered hills; the terrain is challenging, but achievable and the hunt is always exciting.