The Bigger Better Vegetable Garden
The Bigger, Better, Vegetable Garden If you have either visited River Valley in recent years, or been following us online, you will know that a strong part of our ethic is attempting to be a regenerative business. A business that has a primary aim to benefit the land, nature, local community, family, staff and our [...]
You “Liked” That? So What!
You “Liked” that? So What! Social Media is a great platform for articulating your views. But think about this. How often do you click the “like” button for things that resonate with you. How often do we show our support or agreement by clicking a thumbs up, or when we really like something, we share [...]
A Snowy, Winter Wonderland
A Snowy, Winter Wonderland River Valley Lodge and much of the Central/South of the North Island have just experienced almost a week of unprecedented snow - a snow storm that brought about 3 days of thick snowfall and almost a week of beautiful scenery and fun snow play. River Valley Lodge and the Pukeokahu area [...]
Our Journey to Ethical Meat
Our Journey to Ethical Meat Our journey to ethical meat is something that our kitchen and management staff came to an agreement on last year. We wanted to know where the meat we serve in the Lodge Restaurant comes from and how it was reared and treated. Furthermore, we wanted to know that the animals [...]