Matarawa Station is a small rural railway station around six kilometres from Carterton.

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Station information

Stop only on request

Services on weekdays between 8.30am and 5pm and all weekend on the Wairarapa Line will now only stop on request and pick up only at Matarawa and Maymorn stations. This is in an effort to reduce delays on the Wairarapa Line services.

If you wish to exit at either of these stations please inform the on-board staff when you board your service. If you wish to catch the service from either station please ensure you are there early and are clearly visible on the platform so that the driver can see you on approach.


On Moffats Road.


Matarawa Station’s nearest ticket office at Greytown Motors, 230 Main Street, Greytown.

Single fares can be purchased from Metlink onboard staff. Correct change is appreciated.

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Toilet facilities

There are no toilet facilities at Matarawa Station

Bus services

There are no buses to and from Matarawa Station.


Wairarapa trains can carry cycles in the luggage compartment, space pending. Cyclists must speak to staff before loading their cycle. Additional capacity is available during the weekends.

Bus replacing trains stop


In Carterton on the corner of Dalefield Road and High Street (external link) , at the "Welcome to Carterton" daffodil sign (6.8 km)

Matarewa bus stop


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Lost property

Items found anywhere on the Metlink rail network are sent to the Customer Service kiosk at Wellington Station. If you have lost an item, call 04 498 3013 or email