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Social & Recreation

The Otorohanga District is a supportive and caring place. There are many organisations to get you involved in the community.


 

Otorohanga District Sports & Recreation 




Otorohanga Squash Club

Orahiri Terrace, OTOROHANGA

 

Phone: 07 873 7968



Facilities:

  • 2 squash courts
  • Women’s and Men’s changing rooms
  • Toilets & showers


Otorohanga Tennis Club

Rangipare Street, OTOROHANGA


Contact: Gareth Udy


Phone: 021 533 622


Facilities:

  • 4 courts (astroturf, flood lit)

  • Clubrooms with kitchen
  • Changing rooms
  • Toilets & showers

 

Programmes:

  • Business House
  • Graded Doubles
  • Interclub & Club nights
  • Junior tennis & Women's morning tennis

Otorohanga Sports Club

Otorohanga Rugby
Otorohanga Rugby

Orahiri Crescent, OTOROHANGA

 

Contact: Graham Wilshier

 

Phone: 07 873 8079 (Office hours)

 

After Hours: 07 873 8944

 

Email: graham@otctimber.co.nz

 

Capacity: 200 (160 seated)


Facilities: 

  • Bar and supper room

  • Kitchen

  • Toilets

 

Available to the public both day and night. 

 

Unavailable on some occasions during the rugby season.

 


 


Otorohanga Outdoor Bowling

52 Te Kawa Street, OTOROHANGA

 

Phone: 07 873 7721

 

Facilities:

  • 2 full-sized bowling greens
  • Licensed bar & kitchen
  • Women’s and Men’s toilets
  • Parking for approximately 40 cars

 

Otorohanga Domain

Otorohanga Domain
Otorohanga Domain

Alex Telfer Drive & Domain Drive, OTOROHANGA

 

Contact: Cheyne Waldron

 

Phone: 07 873 7325

 

Uses: Sports ground for cricket, winter soccer & summer soccer


Facilities: 

  • Floodlighting for night games and practices
  • Adjacent pavilion with bar, kitchen, toilets and changing rooms

 

Otorohanga Netball Centre

Alex Telfer Drive, OTOROHANGA

 

Contact: Dot Carr

 

Phone: 0274 340904

 

Email: info@otorohanganetball.co.nz

 

Website: www.otorohanganetball.co.nz


Kio Kio United Sports Club

 

Contact: 07 873 2819 (M.Cumpstone) 

 

Or 07 873 0761 (I. Fox)

 

Uses:

  • Rugby & Rugby league
  • Power pulling
  • Tennis, Netball, and social functions.


Facilities:

  • Kitchen and licensed bar
  • Floodlit ground and tennis courts
  • Stereo / speaker system 
  • Women’s and Men’s toilets & changing rooms
  • Wheelchair access

 

Otorohanga Pool & Gym (Pools)

Otorohanga
Otorohanga Pools

Cnr Domain Drive & Kakamutu Road, OTOROHANGA

 

Phone: 07 873 8646

 

Facilities:

  • Indoor 20 metre pool

  • Outdoor 33 metre pool & Outdoor toddler / baby pool

  • Fitness centre


Programmes:

  • Holiday Fun – school holiday activity programmes

  • Aquacise – Exercise classes, at the indoor heated pool, and suitable for all levels

  • Bookings – for birthday parties, schools, community groups.

 

Opening hours: 

  • Monday-Thursday 5.30am - 8.00pm
  • Friday 6.00am-6.00pm
  • Sunday 12.00pm - 5.00pm

 

Cost: 

  • Adult $4.50
  • Student 
  • Child $3.00, Under 4 free

Otorohanga Pool & Gym (Gym)

Cnr Domain & Kakamutu Roads, OTOROHANGA

 

Phone: 07 873 8646

 

Facilities:

  • Medium sized gym 
  • Full range of cardio and weight training equipment
  • Women’s and men’s showers & toilets, ample parking.

 

Hours: 

  • Monday to Thursday 6am–8pm
  • Friday 6am–6pm
  • Summer: Saturday & Sunday 12pm-5pm 
  • Winter: Saturday closed, Sunday 12pm–5pm

  

Cost: 

  • Adults- starting from $13 per week, $280 (6 months) $499 (12 months)
  • Students- $8 per week

 

Windsor Park

Haerehuka Street & Turongo Street, OTOROHANGA

 

Phone: 07 873 4000 (Otorohanga District Council)

 

Public park with:

  • Paths and mature trees 
  • Modern children's adventure playground  
  • Ideal for family picnics and children's play

 

Restful break for travellers and school groups.  

 

Available FREE to the public all week.


Waitomo Golf Club

68 Golf Road, State Highway 3, OTOROHANGA 

 

Contact: Bev Moloney - Phone: 0274 769 559


Margaret Wereta 

 

Phone: 07 873 8059 

 

18-hole golf course, well maintained and attractively planted with a large parking area 

 

Golf carts available for hire and use on the course 

 

Website: www.waitomogolfclub.nz


Kawhia Angling and Boating Club

 

Contact: Cecil Hickman

 

Phone: 07 878 8302


Kawhia Sailing Club


Kawhia Sailing Club

 

 

Contact: Anne Laws

 

Phone: 0274 786 459

 

Email: annelaws2@xtra.co.nz

 



Service Clubs, Special Interest Groups & Community Organisations



Otorohanga Rotary Club

20 Alex Telfer Drive, OTOROHANGA

 

Tuatara Room” Otorohanga Kiwi House,

 

Meetings: Weekly

 

Time: Tuesdays at 5.45pm (for a 6.15pm meal)

 

Website: www.oto-rotary.org


Otorohanga Lyceum Club

33 Turongo Street, OTOROHANGA


 

Phone: 07 873 7142

 

 

Women's club offering luncheon - 3rd Wednesday in the month 

 

Morning tea - 1st Wednesday in the month

 

Mah Jong - Thursdays at 1pm

 


Otorohanga Lions Club

107 Maniapoto Street, OTOROHANGA

 

Phone: 07 873 7641 (Colin Beeston) 

 

Meetings: First Wednesday of the month 

 

Time: Fellowship at 6pm, meeting at 6.30pm.


Otorohanga Vintage Machinery Club

52 Te Kawa Street, OTOROHANGA

 

Contact: Rob Gordon

Phone: 07 873 6267

 

Email: vintagemachinery.otorohanga@gmail.com

Website: www.vintagemachinery.otorohanga.net

 

Meetings: Meet bi-monthly on the last Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm.


Citizens Advice Bureau

120 Maniapoto Street, OTOROHANGA


Phone: 07 873 7568


Free Phone: 0800 367 222 (0800 FOR CAB)

 

Website: www.cab.org.nz


 

Otorohanga Volunteer Fire Brigade

3 Ballance Street, OTOROHANGA

 

Phone: 07 873 8835


Kawhia Volunteer Fire Brigade

Pouewe Street, KAWHIA

 

Phone: 07 871 0890



 

Kawhia Art Group

Contact: Carole Shepheard


Phone: 07 871 0771 or 021 121 7702



Social Facilities 



Beattie Rest Home & Retirement Village

172 Maniapoto Street, OTOROHANGA

 

Phone: 07 873 8789

 

Facilities: 

  • Well known for the care of its elderly residents.  
  •  Facilities include a large modern recreation hall and self-contained units.

 

Website: www.eldernet.co.nz


Otorohanga District Library

Maniapoto Street, OTOROHANGA

 

Phone: 07 873 7175

 

Hours: Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm 

Saturday 10.00am - 12.30pm

(Closed Sunday)


Kawhia Library

772 Jervois Street, KAWHIA

 

Phone: 07 871 0248

 

Hours: 

Tuesday 1.30pm - 3.00pm

Wednesday 10.30am - 11.30am

Friday 1.30pm - 3.00pm

Saturday 1.30pm - 3.00pm

(Closed Monday, Thursday and Sunday)


Tuatara Room

Tuatara Room
Tuatara Room

 

20 Alex Telfer Drive OTOROHANGA (opposite the Otorohanga Kiwi House)

 

Phone: 07 873 7391 

 

Email: bookings@kiwihouse.org.nz 

 

Website: www.kiwihouse.org.nz/Plan-Your-Visit/Meeting-Conference

 

 Facilities:

  • Modern, spacious meeting room 
  • Seats 50 (accessible for those with disabilities or mobility concerns).  
  • Kitchen & toilets, tables & chairs
  • Free WiFi, TV monitor 
  • Projector & whiteboard
  • Heating & air-conditioning

 

Cost: 

  • $25 per hour

  • $75 per half day

  • $150 full day

  • $250 for 2 days


Otorohanga South School Hall

2 Rangipare Street, OTOROHANGA

 

Phone: 07 873 8530

 

Capacity: 170


Facilities: 

  • Available to the public most weekends and after 3pm  
  • Men's and women's toilets, kitchen, chairs and tables.


Cost: Hire charge and/or bond: $250


Otewa Hall

929 Otewa Road, OTOROHANGA

 

Phone: 07 873 0764

 

Capacity: 130

 

Facilities: Available to the public all year round, kitchen, toilets and changing rooms, tables and chairs.

 

Cost: Bond $200; Hire $50 (Local Otewa ratepayers $35)


Kio Kio Hall

Cnr Kio Kio Station & Ellis Roads, OTOROHANGA

 

Phone: 07 873 1855 (J.Donnelly) or 07 873 1870 (V.Martin)

 

Capacity: 200


Facilities:

  • Available to the public on a daily basis
  • Tables and chairs available for hire
  • Toilets, kitchen and supper room


Cost: 

Local Kio Kio ratepayers: 

  • Night $80, Day $80; Outside organisations and private hire: 
  • Night (deposit $170; refund $70, if hall is left tidy) 
  • Day (deposit $70; refund $15, if hall is left tidy)

Waitomo Golf Club House

68 Golf Road, State Highway 3, OTOROHANGA

 

Phone: 07 873 7978

 

Capacity: 150


Facilities: 

  • (Unavailable Wednesday nights and during some golf tournaments) 
  • Toilets, kitchen, lounge bar & caterer, 
  • Tables & chairs for 100.


Cost: 

  • Bond $200
  • Hire $250 +GST


Whawharua Hall

169 Puketawai Road, OTOROHANGA

 

Phone: 07 873 8410

 

Capacity: 100

 


 


Churches in the Otorohanga District




Baptist Church

Ranfurly Street, OTOROHANGA



Harvest Christian Fellowship (AOG)

59 Haerehuka Street, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 8890


Jehovah's Witnesses

40 Te Kanawa Street, OTOROHANGA

 

Phone: 07 873 8071


St Bride's Anglican Church

54 Haerehuka Street, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 7006


Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Waiwera Street, KAWHIA


Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Hinewai Street, OTOROHANGA

 

Phone: 07 873 8977


Methodist Church

Cnr Tainui & Waiwera Streets, KAWHIA


St David's Presbyterian Church

Ranfurly Street, OTOROHANGA

 

Phone: 07 873 734


St Patrick's Catholic Church

Hoturoa Street, KAWHIA