Parito Coastal Yoga Retreat

Kia Ora and Welcome to Parito Coastal Yoga Retreat


Parito Yoga Retreat is devoted to honouring and nurturing the life essence, wholeness, and well-being of people and the land.


Parito is located on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand, in the community of Ruapuke, near Raglan, an hour from Hamilton and 2-3 hours from Auckland.  Karioi is the maunga (mountain) who watches over Parito and surrounding lands. Parito, surrounded by nature, looks northward to Karioi and the bushlands encircling her and looks westward towards Tangaroa (Tasman sea) and Karewa (Gannet Island).



Parito has been offering a range of retreat options, including personal yoga and meditation retreats available throughout the year for beginners as well as for those who are experienced.  Also available have been organised retreats, workshops and events including cleansing retreats; meditation and silence retreats; retreats for well-being and retreats for management of stress), and mindful sustainable living retreats. Retreats are provided in a peaceful coastal setting within a cosy, clean, comfortable and techno-free environment.  


At this stage Parito is looking for new Kaitiaki/guardians (one or two persons to live at Parito, rent and/or care for the building and property).  This opportunity would suit person/s who:

  1. Have experience/skills in organic gardening and care of native bush, heritage fruit trees and land;
  2. Would appreciate the majestic natural environment surrounding Parito and the sacred space for their own sadhana (practices for transformation) or quiet life Parito offers;
  3. Are vegetarian or vegan;
  4. Have low power needs and would be willing to work with the elements and be able to respect and support the environmentally sensitive systems 
  5. Can communicate with us re the period of time they would like to be at Parito for - short or long term.  Available from end of January 2015.
There are no costs for power. There is access to wifi internet.  This is a 2 bedroom home plus large sadhana/living space and one indoor bathroom.  Heritage fruit and nut trees offer seasonal fruit and nuts through the year.  House Gardens have lots of food growing in them.
We are open to negotiate a financial arrangement with the right people/person.  Alternative option is renting for $320 per week house with minimal care of property.  House can be furnished with items needed.

If any of you know of any persons who would be interested in this, can you please ask them to make contact with us ring Parito at (07) 825 8993 before 23 January or ( or call (03) 981 3228 from 23 January 2015.


At Parito, your whole well-being and your individual needs is the focus.



Parito has organic vegetable gardens and an fruits almost through the year in the orchard area providing fresh nutritious and organically grown food for yoga and meditation retreat aspirants. 

Please have a look around this website and feel free to contact us if you need further information.

Atmavidya & Peter


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Parito Coastal Yoga Retreat

+64 (07) 825 8993

1574 Whaanga Road, RD2 Ruapuke, Raglan, New Zealand

For a map of the area click here


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