Tirau i-SITE Visitor Centre
State Highway1
Tirau
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“Take a Break, Take in Tirau”

Tirau is a vibrant little town set in the South Waikato amongst some of New Zealand's most fertile farmland.Welcome to Tirau

Three main roads pass through this small town which boasts a large variety of  unique shops, cafes and restaurants, popular as a destination with both overseas tourists and passing motorists.

Read about Tirau's Past, the Transformation of Tirau, and the many local attractions Tirau has to offer.

Tirau's Big Dog Information i-SITE Visitor Centre

Tirau's Big Dog Information i-SITE Visitor Centre
shaped as a large corrugated sheep dog

Surrounding by beautiful green countryside.

 Tirau is surround by beautiful green countryside.

The Tirau community has claimed corrugated-iron art  as it’s own, and now Steven Clothier's works line the streets!.

The Tirau community has claimed corrugated-iron art  as it’s own, and now Steven Clothier's works line the streets!.

Great location in the NorthIsland within reach  of many town’s and citie's

Great location in the NorthIsland within reach
of many town’s and cities.

Tirau is a Maori word - the translation being:
Ti - Cabbage tree, rau - many
ie the place of many Cabbage trees

Distances:

 

Putaruru

8 minutes

Matamata

15 minutes

Tokoroa

25 minutes

Cambridge

25 minutes

Hamilton

45 minutes

Rotorua

40 minutes

Tauranga

45 minutes

Taupo

1 hour 15 min

Auckland

2 hours 20 min

Regular Events

Tirau Craft Market:
Every 3rd Saturday of the month at the Tirau Memorial Hall, 7am - 3pm.

“Take a Break, Take in Tirau”

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