Otorohanga - central North Island, New Zealand
The Otorohanga District has two main centres:
Otorohanga – a thriving rural service town with excellent shopping and service industries.
Kawhia – a coastal village on one of New Zealand's most beautiful harbours; a stronghold of Maori culture and tradition.
Otorohanga District quick facts:
Otorohanga is home to the world famous Kiwi House & Native Bird Park. Otorohanga has successfully branded itself as New Zealand's official Kiwiana Town.
There's a main street Kiwiana Display Gallery, murals, sculptures and beautiful flower baskets. Even the public toilets are a light-hearted tribute to Kiwiana and NZ's popular culture!
Otorohanga is on a major tourist route - Waitomo Caves Village and an amazing range of tourism and adventure attractions are only 15 minutes from the centre of town
There are stunning West Coast beaches at Kawhia and Aotea - 1 hour's drive
Otorohanga is home to the world famous Otorohanga Kiwi House & Native Bird Park. Otorohanga has successfully branded itself as New Zealand's official Kiwiana Town.
IT'S CENTRAL AND VERY ACCESSIBLE:
Auckland - 2 hours
Hamilton & Hamilton Airport - 45 minutes
Central North Island Skifields - 2 hours
Taupo, Rotorua and East Coast beaches - 1½ hours