Celebrate Dargaville’s famous Kumara state – and check out Ernie’s live Kumara show.  Only 10 minutes from Dargaville township, you could be sitting back and relaxing in Ernie’s shed (The Kumara Box) experiencing his unique stories (and some interesting facts about the Kaipara and the Kauri Forest to boot).

Bookings Essential! Phone 09 439 7018 or email us

Allow 60 minutes for the show & a further 30 minutes for the ride on the Kumara train  around the farm (weather permitting).

Morning tea, Lunch or afternoon tea available by arrangement.

Since the opening of the Kumara Box "Ernie" has given a show to thousands of visitors including their excellencies the Govenor General and his wife Mr & Mrs Satyanand and the Maori King and his family.

Cost: Morning/Afternoon tea $6.00.  Lunch $12.00

Kumara Show $20.00 pp  Kumara Train $10.00 pp 


Warren and Mavis Suckling
Warren and Mavis Suckling