Welcome to Kawerau

Settled near the base of scenic Mt Putauaki (Edgecumbe), Kawerau offers a relaxed lifestyle for its residents and a characteristically interesting New Zealand experience for anyone who visits. Surrounding native bush intersected by the clean, green Tarawera River provides a host of outdoor pursuits for all ages. With one of the warmest climates in New Zealand and only a short drive to the East Coast, Kawerau is perfectly located to let you enjoy a classic Kiwi summer.

Did you know?

Kawerau has the only free heated swimming pool in New Zealand.


Kawerau is known for having some of the best value quality homes in New Zealand.


The drinking water in Kawerau has been rated as the best in New Zealand.


Kawerau has one of the warmest year round temperatures in New Zealand.

Kawerau information site. This an information portal for the Bay of Plenty town of Kawerau. This purpose of this site is to provide an overview of Kawerau to anybody who visits or anybody who is considering permanently moving. If you have any queries about the content on this site please email info@kawerau.co.nz.