1153 Pokuru Road Te Awamutu

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  • Area: 6.72ha

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1153 Pokuru Road Te Awamutu

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  • Area: 6.72ha

First time offered to the market, this 6.7 hectare (approx.) property offers a range of possibilities to the astute purchaser. With four large paddocks currently leased to the neighbour, the choice is yours to focus on your own leisure activities, or introduce your own stock.
The expansive driveway delivers you to a home of 455m2 (approx.). The impressive main lobby leads you into an open living area, combining an expansive dining and kitchen, overlooking Mt Kakepuku. A study area has been incorporated into this space, along with generous built-in storage. A ceiling mounted heat pump and air conditioning unit provides temperature control, along with two DVS units. A separate lounge draws you towards the stunning views of Mt Pirongia. An expansive portico deck leading from the living areas provides space for entertaining in the warm evenings.
A wide central hall leads to a study, three bedrooms, two separate toilets, separate bathroom and the main bedroom wing with ensuite, combining a double shower and a double vanity. The central hall continues into a generously sized laundry with multi access. A monitored security system provides peace of mind to the owners and a central vac system has been installed. From the laundry, access is provided to a triple high stud garage, which also has a tile feature at the base of all internal walls to allow hosing of the floor without damage.
A large, four bay barn shed of approximately 12x17 metres has been positioned away from the house. This has been further extended with the addition of an 11x9 metre section giving impressive multiple working areas and several entrances.
The property has its own water supply with roof water supplementing the bore supply. All paddocks have water supplied and the leased area of the property includes the neighbour taking care of all costs except for water and rates. An expansive driveway with a large roundabout and excellent parking, post and rail fences and play areas, complete what is a well-planned lifestyle property.

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Locality Guide - Te Awamutu

Location Description

Te Awamutu is well known as the Rose Town of New Zealand. The Rose Gardens are a most prized collection of spectacular roses situated opposite the information Centre. Nearby is Memorial Park opened in 1955 as a district memorial to the men who served in the 1939 - 1945 war and the campaigns in Malaya and Korea. The town is well serviced with a racecourse, a picture theatre, formal and informal restaurants, hotels and bars, McDonalds, KFC, 'The Warehouse', most of the banks, stock and stations agents and two large supermarkets. It has an industrial area on the outskirts of town and is surrounded by 'green' farmlands. The main highway skirts the town and makes travelling to other places easy. Mt Pirongia is only fifteen minutes away by car and can be seen from most points in town. The mountain provides leisure activities in the form of tramping, picnicking and scenic viewing.

Other notable attractions in the town include the Finn Brothers Tour, where you can follow the footsteps of Neil and Tim Finn (of Split Enz fame). Yarndley's Bush, provides a beautiful 30 minute boardwalk through the stands of Kahikatea. Lake Ngaroto, is a picturesque recreation, yachting, windsurfing (no power boats allowed) lake and exploring along a floating boardwalk through the restored native bush esplanade. Nearby Kihikihi is the last resting place and monument to the Maori Chief and charismatic leader. Orakau Monument, site of the battle ending the Waikato Maori Land wars at Orakau is only 5 minutes drive from Kihikihi. Alexandra Redoubt, in Pirongia is a military fortification built in 1872 and used for nearly 30 years now in an excellent state of preservation. Mt Pirongia Forest Park is a spectacular resource for trampers, botanists, birdwatchers, trout fishers and photographers, the park provides the ideal area to enjoy native forest. Pirongia Forest Park Lodge is located at the top of Grey Road and accommodation is available.

Waipa districts have a very spectacular landscape encouraging many different activities in the area. Trout fishing, tramping, camping, archery, rock climbing, mountain biking, water skiing, canoeing, horse back riding or some of the many sporting facilities, such as the Trust Waikato Swimming & Events Centre which has a 25 metre pool, hydroslide, toddlers pool, learners pool, therapy pool, spa, fitness centre and indoor stadium, or BMX, golf courses and sports grounds.

Te Awamutu is a central Waikato location in the Waipa District with a population of 10,000 people living in the town and nearby Kihikihi and 40,000 people in the surrounding district.

The Hamilton International Airport is approximately a 12 minute drive away, Hamilton City 28kms. Other cities within a two hour drive are Rotorua, Tauranga and Auckland.

Waitomo caves, a world famous attraction is a 40 minute drive south of Te Awamutu. Lake Karapiro, venue for NZ World Rowing championships in 2110, is approximately 20 minutes drive. Raglan, New Zealand’s top surf beach, is a 45 minute drive.

Te Awamutu is part of the enormous Waikato growth and has recently had approval for a major development of a new shopping centre. This prosperous and picturesque rural community has a lot to offer.

Visitors Centre

Te Awamutu Visitor Information Centre
1 Gorst Ave
Te Awamutu
Phone: (07) 871 3259
Fax: (07) 871 2888
E-mail: ta.info@xtra.co.nz


  • The Rose Gardens were established in 1969 and are a central feature of Te Awamutu. They contain over 2,500 rose bushes and feature over 50 varieties. The annual Te Awamutu Rose Festival is held the first week of November.

  • Wallace Terrace in Te Awamutu was once the site of the Otawhao Pa, and the end of Christie Avenue was the site of Kaipaka Pa. In 1839, the Christian Maori of Otawhao formed a community at Awamutu and founded the Otawhao Mission station. The station was used by General Cameron during the Waikato Wars (1863-1865). The mission’s St. John’s Church was built in 1854. Te Awamutu Heritage Trail is a 2-hour walk around Te Awamutu’s historical sites.

  • Yarndley’s Bush is one of the largest Kahikatea forests in New Zealand. The Kahikatea is the tallest native tree in New Zealand. It can live to 500 years. The bush is three kilometres out of Te Awamutu.

  • Mt. Kakepuku (450m), Mt. Maungatautari (795m) and Mt. Pirongia (961m) are all 10 to 15 kilometres out of Te Awamutu. The first two have 2-hour walking tracks.


Te Awamutu offers a number of public and private gardens that are available for visiting:

  • Regent 3 Cinema
    (07) 871 6678

  • Te Awamutu Municipal Brass Band
    (07) 871 3668

  • Te Awamutu Rosetown Choir
    (07) 871 2857

  • Te Awamutu Light Operatic Society
    (07) 871 7637

  • Te Awamutu Little Theatre
    (07) 871 7789


There is no public bus service within Te Awamutu; residents use taxis. Lewis Hodgson runs a service between Te Awamutu and Hamilton:

  • Lewis Hodgson Motor Services Ltd
    (07) 871 6426

  • InterCity Coachlines links Te Awamutu with other destinations in the North Island.
    (07) 871 6426

Taxi services include:

  • Rosetown Taxi Te Awamutu
    (07) 871 5074

  • Te Awamutu Taxis
    (07) 871 4178


  • Matariki Hospital Te Awamutu
    (07) 871 3671

  • Hamilton Radiology Ltd
    (07) 871 7406

  • Te Awamutu Museum
    (07) 871 4326

  • Te Awamutu Library
    (07) 871 7197

  • Te Awamutu Club
    (07) 871 6294

  • Te Awamutu and Districts Memorial RSA
    (07) 871 7773

  • Te Awamutu Genealogy Society
    (07) 872 1866

  • Te Awamutu Rose Society
    (07) 8711644

  • Waipa Workingmans Club
    (07) 871 3923


The early childhood facilities in Te Awamutu include:

  • Cracker Jacks Preschool
    (07) 870 3910

  • Te Kohanga Reo Te Kawa
    (07) 871 1736

  • Kihikihi Kindergarten
    (07) 871 4545

  • Cottontail Lane Educare
    (07) 871 8810

  • Manawanui Early Learning Centre
    (07) 871 5393

  • Rewi Street Free Kindergarten
    (07) 871 5438

  • Puawai Kohanga Reo
    (07) 871 3883

  • Hazelmere Kindergarten
    (07) 871 4548

Primary Schools

The primary schools in Te Awamutu are:

  • Pekerau Primary School
    (07) 871 6025

  • Te Awamutu Primary School
    (07) 871 5378

  • Bethel Christian School
    (07) 871 4520

  • St Patricks School
    (07) 871 4669

Secondary Schools

The secondary school in Te Awamutu is:

  • Te Awamutu College
    (07) 871 4199


Te Awamutu has a large number of sports clubs. A few of these are listed below:

  • Marty’s Gym
    (07) 871 3535

  • Bodyworx Fitness Centre
    (07) 871 8384

  • Ngaroto Boating Club
    (07) 871 3925

  • Te Awamutu School of Dance
    (07) 871 5217

  • Te Awamutu Golf Club
    (07) 871 5661

  • Indoor Sports Te Awamutu
    (07) 871 6333

  • Te Awamutu Rugby Sports and Recreation Club
    (07) 871 3910

  • Te Awamutu Swimming Complex
    (07) 871 4270

  • BMX Club
    (07) 871 9137

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