Visit Te Kauwhata - Best of Te Kauwhata

Te Kauwhata is a small town in the north of the Waikato region of New Zealand, situated close to the western shore of Lake Waikare, some 40 km north of Hamilton. The township population in 2006 was 1294 with perhaps up to 13,000 in surrounding areas. Te Kauwhata is the site of a diverse range of farms, including dairy and dry stock, as well as extensive horticulture. Of note is that Te Kauwhata, or "TK" as the locals say, is bordered by the largest swamp in the southern hemisphere, otherwise known as the Whangamarino Swamp. Te Kauwhata has a primary school, a College, which runs from years 7 through to year 13, and three early childhood learning centres. Te Kauwhata has numerous sporting venues, most notably the Local Rugby Football Club and Te Kauwhata College which collectively boast a selection of rugby and football fields, squash courts, netball courts, golf courses and cricket pitches. There is also a community fitness centre with gym and swimming pool, located at the College, a retirement village (Aparangi) and an outdoor bowling green.


Planning a vacation to Te Kauwhata in New Zealand? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Raglan, New Zealand. Add Raglan to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Waiheke Island, Sky Tower, Devonport. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Raglan Airfield. A holiday in Te Kauwhata can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Te Kauwhata*

  • Cost for Essentials in Te Kauwhata

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Te Kauwhata

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.29 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.56 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 102.58 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 73.52 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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