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Kawerau, Kawerau District Community and Real Estate market information

About the Kawerau Community

About Kawerau:

Kawerau is a town in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island. The town is situated 100 km south-east of Tauranga and 58 km east of Rotorua. It is the seat of, and the sole town in, the Kawerau District Council.

Often affectionately referred to as the “jewel” in the Eastern Bay of Plenty crown, Kawerau is renowned for its natural and picturesque beauty, plus an idyllic lifestyle.

Kawerau is nestled at the foot of Mt Putauaki (Mt Edgecumbe), a volcano which became dormant about 1000 years ago, and with the crystal clear and trout filled Tarawera River right on our doorstep, Kawerau is the obvious first choice as the outdoor and adventure playground of the Eastern Bay.

Home to the spectacular Tarawera Falls, tramping, fishing, golf, biking, all water sports, horse riding, Kawerau has it all to see and do.

Being close to all the best beaches in the Eastern Bay; sun, surf and sand is within easy reach, and the beautiful fresh water lakes of Rotoma, Tarawera, and Okataina are only from 15 minutes away. Kawerau offers visitors an outstanding range of activity options to make a stay as quiet or as busy as they like.

Kawerau regularly tops the summer daily maximum with an average reported temperature of 28.3’ C.

With the nearby Norske Skog Tasman pulp and paper mill nearby the timber processing industry is very much an integral part Kawerau’s history. Kawerau is the newsprint and paper tissue capital of New Zealand of which the town is very proud, with the mill contributing significantly to the overall New Zealand national economy. There is a diversity of other commercial activity within Kawerau, including substantial engineering and commercial maintenance operations.

Kawerau College is a multi-course co-educational secondary school. The present roll is 435.


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Restaurant Address and Phone

Golden Horse Takeaway
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(07) 3236672

Gobble Gobble Takeaways
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63 Onslow Street, Kawerau, Bay of Plenty 3127
(07) 3236591

Local Shopping

Kawerau Shopping:
Name Address
New World Kawerau Cnr Islington and Plunket Streets , Kawerau
(07) 306 9310
Kawerau Four Square 95 Onslow Street, Kawerau
(07) 323 8228
Ballantrae Four Square 76-80 Fenton Mill Road, Kawerau
(07) 323 6560
Ross's Four Square Main Highway, Te Teko, Whakatane
(07) 322 8127

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What's forSale in this area



    4 Fitzroy Street, Kawerau

    3 bedrooms 1 bathroom

    Kawerau—This property has three double bedrooms, open planKitchen/ dining room. Separate lounge. Master bedroom ha ...



    Kawerau - WALK IN, DO NOTHING

    162 Onslow Street, Kawerau

    3 bedrooms 1 bathroom

    Super tidy three bedroom home, close to school, walking distance to town centre and medical. Owners have done a lot ...



    Kawerau - Amazing Renovation

    310 River Road, Kawerau

    3 bedrooms 1 bathroom

    Absolutely revolutionised by a stylish modern renovation. 140 sqm of open plan living with sliding doors that open ...



    Kawerau - Lovely two bedroom townhouse

    9 Gordon str, Kawerau

    2 bedrooms 1 bathroom

    Two bedroom cottage fully fencedWell cared for grounds with fruit trees and portioned off area for vege garden just ...

    Enquiries over $110


    Kawerau - A Funky, Characteristic Family Home!

    17 Gordon Street, Kawerau

    3 bedrooms 1 bathroom

    Very unique styled characteristic home with great sized bedrooms, space for a dining room or second lounge and a Ken ...



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