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 is open as follows:


  • Open Monday through Wednesday from 5pm
  • Open Thursday and Friday from 4pm
  • Open Saturday and Sunday from 12pm



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

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