Ōtorohanga - central North Island, New Zealand
The Ōtorohanga District has two main centres:
Ōtorohanga – 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.
Ōtorohanga District quick facts:
Ōtorohanga is home to the world famous Kiwi House & Native Bird Park. Ōtorohanga 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!
Ōtorohanga 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
Ōtorohanga is home to the world famous Ōtorohanga Kiwi House & Native Bird Park. Ōtorohanga 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