Te Awamutu is known as the Rose Capital of New Zealand
Te Awamutu
Te Awamutu , Hamilton - Waikato

By Hamilton & Waikato Tourism

Te Awamutu

Between November and April, it’s time to stop and smell the roses in Te Awamutu. This rural town has the ideal climate for fabulous blooms.

Te Awamutu calls itself the ‘Rose Capital of New Zealand’. During the blooming season, November to April, the garden next to the visitor centre is a technicolour dream as 2000 rose bushes turn on the charm.

Te Awamutu also has an excellent museum, with a large collection of Maori treasures and stories from the Waikato land wars. A display about local music heroes Tim and Neil Finn (Split Enz and Crowded House) is another drawcard.

A number of great walking tracks are on offer in and around Te Awamutu. Head east to Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari and explore this inland island reserve which features a 16 metre high forest canopy viewing tower, a 600 year old rata tree and flourishing native bird species. Or head west to Pirongia, another beautiful reserve with ample hiking opportunities.

If you’ve interested in rock climbing, the nearby Wharepapa South area is a climber’s paradise for those with experience.

Content courtesy of Tourism NZ

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ASURE Albert Park Motor Lodge - Accommodation in Te Awamutu New Zealand
8.80 31 Reviews
Te Awamutu
0800221166
Home away from home. The home of hospitality. Te Awamutu's newest motel. 15 self-contained units. Studio, 1 and 2-bedrooms with spa baths. Heat pumps in some units. Extra parking for large vehicles. Close walk to shops, restaurants and rose garden. FREE wireless broadband internet. LCD Fre... (more)
Cicada Motel - Accommodation in Kihikihi New Zealand
10.00 1 Reviews
Kihikihi
0800157900
7 quiet spotlessly clean 1 bedroom units. 2 Queen Bed 1 bedroom units, 2 1 bedroom units with 2 single beds in bedroom, 3 Double bed , 1 bedroom units. For more information select "Online Booking" from this page. Spacious grounds. 1500 metres to Golf Course, 4 km to Te Awamutu CBD, Within ... (more)
Matariki Motor Lodge - Accommodation in Te Awamutu New Zealand
9.20 139 Reviews
Te Awamutu
072807610
Opened in June 2013, Matariki Motor Lodge offers air-conditioned accommodation with an iPod docking station, a DVD player and a flat-screen TV with over 50 satellite channels. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi and free parking.Matariki Motor Lodge Te Awamutu is located next to the Matariki Hospital,... (more)
Nourish Bed and Breakfast - Accommodation in Ohaupo New Zealand
Ohaupo
078238108
Including a full breakfast with the option of an espresso coffee, heated rooms and a shared lounge with a TV area, Nourish Bed and Breakfast is located in Ohaupo, just a 5-minute drive from the town centre.This bed and breakfast is a 9-minute drive from both Mystery Creek and Hamilton Inte... (more)
Park Lodge Motel - Accommodation in Te Awamutu New Zealand
5.10 26 Reviews
Te Awamutu
0800727556
Park Lodge Motel is a 10-minute walk from Te Awamutu Rose Gardens and features a children’s playground and BBQ area. It offers rooms with satellite TV and lovely garden views.All rooms include electric blankets and an en suite bathroom with free toiletries. The apartments feature a fully e... (more)
Roadrunner Motel & Holiday Park - Accommodation in Te Awamutu New Zealand
8.20 6 Reviews
Te Awamutu
078717420
8 self-contained motel units, 4 cabins with sink and hotplates, 22 power sites. Motel units with some cooking facilities, microwave, ensuite with shower, hair dryer, electric blankets on all beds. Cot and highchair available. Laundry, barbecue, playground. Tariff: motel $90-$170, extra per... (more)
Rosetown Motel - Accommodation in Te Awamutu New Zealand
8.70 29 Reviews
Te Awamutu
0800767386
9 self-contained ground floor units, serviced daily: 7x1brm sleep 1-4, 2x2brm sleep 1-5. All units designated non-smoking. Kitchen, microwave, fridge, hair dryer, queen size beds, phone, Sky TV with Trackside and Freeview, wireless broadband, electric blankets, heating. Cot/highchair avail... (more)
Te Awamutu Accommodation at Nanas Place - Accommodation in Te Awamutu New Zealand
9.70 39 Reviews
Te Awamutu
078714456
Nanas' Place is a self-contained unit within 5 mins walking distance from the center of Te Awamutu shopping area and restaurants.Our unit is warm, cozy and comprises of a full kitchen / dining area, a lounge area with a Gas Log fire, TV, DVD, Radio, ceiling fan, and a sofa.There are 2 sing... (more)
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    Sun 28 Jan 2018 10:00AM / Mind & Body
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    Fri 26 Jan 2018 9:00AM / Education
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    Sat 27 Jan 2018 9:00AM / Fun Runs & Walks
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    Thu 1 Feb 2018 8:00PM / Folk
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    Thu 14 Sep 2017 7:00PM / Mind & Body
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    Sat 10 Feb 2018 9:00AM / Markets and Fairs
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