Tapawera is a very small town that met our ‘check this out’ criteria. The town is very small and is located circa 30 kms from the state highway 6 junction. If you are travelling between Motueka and Murchison you will pass through Tapawera.
The geographic centre of New Zealand is located close to Tapawera, in the nearby Spooner Hills.
Clearly a visit to Tapawera confirms this is a proud community.
All of the items on our checklist are located on the highway.
Be sure to check out that museum.