Velkommen! This is the official homepage of the Norsewood Viking Festival.  The 2022 Festival was postponed and will instead be held on the 14th and 15th of May, watch our Facebook page for updates

Every year Vikings from around New Zealand and beyond assemble to convert Matthews Park into an authentic Viking village.


Try your hand at archery or axe throwing. See spinning and weaving.  Browse amazing traditional items made from wool and leather.  See the original Viking Fjord Horses and try out authentic Scandinavian food. 

Vikings from around New Zealand and beyond are already making preparations for the 2022 festival.  If you are interested in participating with the reenactors make sure to drop us a line and get in touch as we would love to hear from you!

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