About Us


FlaxBush Motels in Hari Hari provide comfortable accommodation to suit a wide range of travelers from singles to families and groups. Characterful rooms include ensuite cabins, studio units and family units that cater for a range of budgets. There is a convenience store located next to the motels and a hotel across the road should you need supplies.

Situated on 12 acres, the motel is home to a many including Fergi the kunekune pig, goats Jethro and India, and Willy the goose. Wild mallard ducks and paradise shelducks make themselves a home throughout the year.

The Wildfisher magazine has this to say about FlaxBush Motels “Check out Flaxbush Motels at Harihari. Owners Traci and Duane offer friendly, no hassle, laid back, great value accommodation.”



From the Hokitika airport, simply follow State Highway 6 southward toward the glaciers. FlaxBush Motel is easy to find on the left side of the northern town entrance of Hari Hari.



Stretch your legs and take a short 30 minute walk on the Wilberg Walk directly behind the motel. Glow worms can be seen along the track after dark. Go fishing or get lost and spend a long weekend exploring the area. Check out the Explore page for more ideas.