Clevedon is part of rural South Auckland
. This charming village in the Clevedon Valley has a vibrant arts and crafts scene, including a craft and produce market on the first and third Sundays of each month. Learn about the region's pioneer history at the historic McNicol Homestead & Museum, which features household and farming antiques used by the area's early settlers. There are also several award-winning vineyards to visit nearby.
Clevedon Scenic Reserve offers 100 hectares of native bush, with walking tracks, above the Wairoa River. The valley is known for its polo ground, which is a popular spot for picnics during the polo season (summer) and also hosts the annual NZ Polo Champs. Whitford village, known for its food, wine and art exhibitions, is located nearby.