Te Awamutu is the Rose Capital of New Zealand, and serves as a service town for the farming communities which surround it. It has a population with the surrounding rural areas a total population of about 14,000.

Te Awamutu is a very progressive community that is a significant commercial hub. Te Awamutu is only 30 kms from Hamilton, and whilst a commute location to Hamilton is very independent Town.

The main thoroughfare is Alexandra Street, so named because it was once the main road to the town of Alexandra (since renamed to Pirongia).

The Anglican Church has a national trust rating and is open to the public.

The War Memorial is a grand and imposing monument.

The Museum is a professional offer and gives a good and adequate background to the history of Te Awamutu. Te Awamutu boasts ownership of Finn Brothers of Split Enz Fame.

The ‘old hotel’ is a well maintained building in the heart of the town.

Te Awamutu is a place to savor and you will need to allow a day to visit. Longer if the Roses are in season.



Fireplace Dump Station
General Store Bottled Gas
Internet Caravan
Camping   4WD
Kitchen Facilities Disabled access
Laundry Toilets
Campervans Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed   Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
Scenic Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water   Walking tracks
Rotary Club Lions Club
Gymnasium Gardens
Winery   Whitewater Rafting
Surfing   Skydiving
Skiing   Scenic Flights
Postal Service Police
Movie Location   Mountain Biking
Kayaking   Jet Boating
Information Hospital
Hang Gliding Golf Course