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 Anglican Church has a national trust rating and is open to the public.
The War Memorial is a grand and imposing monument.
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.