Kawerau is a town in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island of New Zealand. It is situated 100 km south-east of Tauranga and 58 km east of Rotorua. Kawerau is one of the best kept secrets of New Zealand.
Kawerau’s, centrality to rivers, forest, pristine lakes and beaches, make this your paradise!. If you want to experience nature at its best Kawerau is the place to be. Kawerau has an abundance of things to do outdoors and indoors, all right on the door step
Experience the Life of Kawerau
Numerous events are held in Kawerau, including the Kawerau Woodfest, World Rafting Champs, bird shows, equestrian events, golf, weaving and the Antiques Roadshow.
Things To Do In Kawerau
Kawerau has an abundance of things to do outdoors and indoors, all right on the door step…… or just down the road. If you're new to the area and not sure how best to fill your time, contact one of our friendly ambassadors to show you around.
Kaweau Nature Walks
A delightful short walk through Kawerau's gardens and parks. Start at the Kawerau Walkways Sign opposite the Information Centre and walk to the Ruruanga Stream past the Bowling Greens.
The central location of Kawerau provides access to a large range of opportunities for both lake and river fishing. Lake Tarawera is a deep, clear lake with excellent water quality all year round.
Kawerau Golf Course
The Kawerau Golf Course is on flat easy walking land adjacent to the Tarawera River and, with mountain views and an abundance of bird life, it is one of the most scenic courses in the Bay of Plenty.
What Our Editors Say About Kawerau
Kawerau’s, centrality to rivers, forest, pristine lakes and beaches, make this your paradise!