Golden Bear


You have found the hidden treasure of Mapua, the Golden Bear Brewery. Located at the historic Mapua Wharf, Golden Bear Brewing is a great place to chill out with friends, savour craft brewed beers and enjoy fresh Mexican food.

Come experience:

Premium quality beers on tap, all made using local South Island ingredient

Freshly prepared tacos and burritos served with zesty salsa made on the premises

A sunny patio to while away those long lazy summer afternoons

Live music and community events for all ages

Viewing and tours of a working brewery with the chance to talk to the brewer

Unique surroundings showing exquisite attention to detail

Jim talks about brewing with New Zealand Hops


The Golden Bear has moved into Autumn hours and is open as follows:

March 16-22:

  • Closed Mon-Tue
  • Open Wed-Thur from 4pm
  • Open Fri from 3pm
  • Open Sat-Sun from 12pm


Mar 23-Apr 19:

  • Closed Mon-Thur
  • Open Fri from 3pm
  • Open Sat-Sun from 12pm

Golden Bear Brewing - 12 Aranui Road, Mapua New Zealand - 03 540 3210            (Editor Login) (Webmail)

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