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Carterton Accommodation

Carterton is a small town located in the Wellington Region. It lies in a farming area of the Wairarapa in New Zealand's North Island. It is located 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) southwest of Masterton and 80 kilometres northeast of Wellington. Carterton was founded in 1857. Originally known as Three Mile Bush, and served as housing for workers building the road between Wellington and Masterton. It was later renamed after Charles Carter who was in charge of the building of the Black Bridge over the Waiohine River south of the town. The town describes itself as New Zealand's daffodil capital, holding a Daffodil Festival each year on the second Sunday in September. Accommodation in and around Carterton includes - Hotels, Apartments, Motels, Serviced Apartments, Bed & Breakfasts, Homestays, Holiday Parks, Campgrounds, Backpackers, etc.