Ranui Essentials hold wonderful Lavender Picking and Stargazing events each January, where you get to pick lavender and learn about the Martinborough night sky from Under the Stars astronomy guides.
Martinborough Lavender Star Gazing
Monday 1 January 8.30pm & Saturday 13 January 8.30pm
Bring your telescope, a torch, blankets, evening picnic and enjoy the view with 'Under the Stars' Astronomy Guides who will help you navigate the Martinborough night sky. Pick some lavender while you watch the sunset! Get your tickets here.
Martinborough Lavender Picking
Tuesday 2, Wednesday 3 & Thursday 4 January 10am-3pm
Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 January 10am-3pm
Come along pick your own bunch of heavenly lavender, and browse the lavender shop while your there. Door sales only.
Private Star Gazing Lavender Nights
Thursday 4 & Friday 5 January 9pm-11pm
Thursday 11 & Friday 12 January 9pm-11pm
Bring your telescope, a torch, blankets, evening picnic and enjoy the view with 'Under the Stars' Astronomy Guides who will help you navigate the Martinborough night sky, at this private event. You can also pick some lavender while you watch the sunset! Tickets are limited, so get yours here now!
The Lavender shop, with it's assortment of lavender products and crafts made throughout the Wairarapa will be open!
Ranui Essentials is an award winning lavender farm and shop established in 2012, as owners Tracy and Eric explored products that would compliment the dry Martinborough climate. Learn more about their story here.