Gorst Avenue, Te Awamutu 3800
Te Awamutu's Rose Garden & Memorial Park Gardens
The gardens are particularly attractive with approximately 2000 bushes. The two gardens are linked by the Pioneer Walk. Memorial Park the perfect spot for a picnic with the family and plenty of space for the kids to burn some energy in the play ground or feed the ducks.
55 Rickit Road, Te Awamutu 3800
Te Awamutu Museum
The Te Awamutu Museum displays the Maori and European history of the area. A highlight is the ancient Maori artefacts Uneuku.
Ngaroto Road, Te Awamutu 3883
Stop along Ngaroto Road and take the easy 30 minute bush walk through Yarndleys Bush - 15 hectares of Kaihikatea Bush.
99 Tari Road, Pukeatua 3880
Sanctuary Mountain - Maungatautari
Located just 25 minutes drive away its a must visit. Step through the pest-proof gate into another world. Maungaraurari is a mainland ecological island, thanks to the efforts of a dedicated community and the presence of a 47km pest-proof fence many of New Zealand's rarest and most endangered flora and fauna co-exist in a spectacular environment.
Wainui Road, Raglan 3297
Fancy a day at the beach, just a 50 minute scenic drive to the west coast is Ngarunui Beach a lovely village to visit with some great shops & cafes' and scenic walks and of course Ngarunui Beach is a popular spot for the keen surfer and beach goer
2293 Kihikihi Road, Te Awamutu 3800
For the avid golfer there are numerous golf clubs in close proximity, base yourself here and make day trips to the surrounding clubs - Te Awamutu Golf Club just 4-5 minutes drive. Waitomo Golf club just 25 minutes away. Pirongia course just 10 minutes drive. Cambridge 15 minutes. Narrows Golf Club 20 mins.
170-100 Bank Road, Te Awamutu 3883
Lake Ngaroto, home to a range of water-loving plants and animals, is one of the best places in the Waikato to experience natural wetland. A 90-minute walk around the lake includes regular signs with information and illustrations about the local ecology.
The walk is flat, well-maintained and relatively easy for able-bodied people. The walk is open all year although parts may be wet in winter.
Some parts of the track have no shade and get very hot in Summer. A sun-hat is recommended.