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Location & Amenities

Ngaruawahia is compact enough to mean recreational, health, schools, employment and retail amenities, the day-to-day to needs of a diverse kiwi community, can be reached within 10 minutes by walking, e-bike or scooter. 


You can drive from one side of town to the other in less than 10 minutes. Say goodbye to being stuck in traffic jams.

Location and Amenities


Only 20 mins (20km) to Hamilton CBD


1 hour 20 mins (107km) to Auckland CBD 

1 hour 10 mins (91km) to Coromandel Peninsula 

Just 5 mins (5km) to the recently upgraded Waikato Expressway

Easy access to Te Huia

(Auckland Commuter Train)



Te Awa Walkway and Cycleway

A stunning cycleway stretches along the Waikato River, from Ngaruawahia in the north to Karapiro in the south.

Ngaruawahia Golf Club

A beautiful 18-hole country club on the banks of the Waikato River. 

Waterworks Walk

Pass through attractive native bush, alongside a stream, to an old dam - an easy and popular walk 


Hakarimata Summit

Climb to the summit of Hakarimata (374 m) and enjoy good views from the summit tower out towards the coast, across the Waikato Basin and down to Ruapehu 

River Walks and Tracks

Positioned alongside the Waikato and Waipa Rivers, there are vast tracks to explore whether you’re walking or running



Early Childhood Education

Kids Time Early Learning Centre  

Galbraith Kindergarten 

Te Kōhanga Reo o Tūrangawaewae 

Caring Kids Childcare

Active Discoverers Educare

Primary Schools

Ngaruawahia Primary School

Waipa Primary School 

St Pauls Primary School

High School

Ngaruawahia High School

Further information about schools and zoning can be found on the Ministry of Educations website.



Ngaruawahia Shops

Ngaruawahia shops, supermarkets, medical centre and other local amenities are within a 2 - 4 minute drive.

Te Rapa & The Base

Te Rapa is 10 minutes-drive, offering a wide range of employment options and amenities.

Waikato Hospital 

Waikato Hospital is 20km away, offering the peace of mind of easy access to quality healthcare should you need it. 

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