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find your way to great food & coffee

fresh, local produce with awesome flavours


Located in Waitara, Wayfinders Eatery is the place to enjoy delicious & nutritious food, drink great coffee or a smoothie, sip wine, and just chill. Our free Wi-fi makes it the perfect place to mix business with pleasure. 

The Wayfinders Eatery opened in July 2017 and is located on the main street in Waitara, a stone throw from the Waitara river.

With a cosy relaxed interior,  ambient setting and privacy from the outside world, it is a place to dine and unwind. Whether you are eating on the run, or meeting with other like minded individuals, we have got you covered. 

Our name is a heads up to all those indomitable Kiwis, who have found a way, where others didn't think it was possible and to those who navigated incredible journeys. It celebrates our love of travel, our love of ingenuity and our love of good, fresh, local produce and awesome flavours.



(06) 754 7220 



9 McLean St
Waitara, Taranaki



Tu- Fri 7.30a–3.00p
Sat  7.30a - 2.30p

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We can provide delicious food to cater for all your events:  including office breakfasts, lunch, buffets, finger food lunches, press days, workshops, client functions, private at home parties, birthdays and celebrations. Minimum $50 order. Catering menus are available Tuesday - Saturdays only. You can collect from us in Waitara, or we can arrange delivery for a small fee.  Choose from our set menu or get in touch with our Chef Brendan to discuss if you have special requirements. All food is provided with napkins. 

The best way to order is download and fill OUT ONE OF OUR EASY  PDF ORDER FORMS  below and email to See our terms and conditions here.

Our  WAYFINDERS EATERY is also available for hire for your special event. For on- site menus for any special occasion, contact Mel or Karan  tel 06 754 7220.

Bacon & Egg Toastie

Bacon & Egg Toastie


our breakfast menu has something for everyone. Perfect for breakfast meetings and workshops



We have wraps, sandwiches, savouries, fresh salads and tasty meat selections.

Great for lunches to impress, and barbecues

Toblerone Donuts

Toblerone Donuts

Morning & Afternoon tea

We have such a great range of sweet and savoury treats to delight everyone. 

What's brewing

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the team at ozone coffee have joined with wayfinders to provide exceptional coffee...

As a coffee company their ethos is to build friendships with a huge variety of interesting and talented people who are embarking on new adventures every day.  We couldn't agree more

Ozone Coffee Roasters are local , and their policy is to invest in their product, people and community. They started off as three passionate people roasting out of a small shop in a provincial New Zealand surf town. Today, they have a friends around the globe to learn things from and to share ideas with.  That's the Wayfinder spirit.


Our location

9 McLean Street
Waitara, Taranaki, 4320

Opening hours

Tuesday to Friday 7.30am to 3.00pm

Saturday  7.30am to 2.30pm



You can just rock on up  and take your chances, or book a table. Email us or phone

(06) 754 7220


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