Castle Hill Village

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Castle Hill Village
Castle Hill Village in June 2012

Just north of the Thomas River on State Highway 73, Castle Hill Village has a small number of permanent residents along with a number of holiday homes (used extensively during the winter ski season) but no public facilities other than a public toilet at the village hall and a children's playground.

Nearby are the distinctive limestone boulders of Castle Hill. The boulders are located within the Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area.[1]

The village was started by the then-owner of Castle Hill Station, John Reid, in 1982.[2]


  1. ^ "Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area". Department of Conservation. Retrieved 8 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Castle Hill Village". CastleHill.Net. Retrieved 8 July 2012. 

Coordinates: 43°12′32″S 171°42′53″E / 43.208938°S 171.714745°E / -43.208938; 171.714745