Affordable country living just a quick commute to Auckland and Hamilton.
Waikare Estate is an uncluttered new residential development situated on the north-facing slopes of Te Kauwhata in north Waikato.
It’s a stone’s throw from the Waikato Expressway, half way between Auckland and Hamilton.
This convenient location means you enjoy the best of both worlds – relaxed country living that’s an easy commute to your work in the city.
Manukau is only thirty minutes away, with Hamilton just ten minutes more. Most of that drive is through picturesque countryside.
All you need for the good life is right here.
Te Kauwhata is a classic Kiwi town that’s been around long enough to establish and nurture all the amenities you need to enjoy the good life.
The Te Kauwhata Health Centre provides comprehensive care, including well child checks, minor surgery, all medicals, accidents and patient education and advice.
Sports and leisure
There’s no shortage of ways to stay fit and active in Te Kauwhata.
The 18 hole Waikare Golf Course provides a fun and challenging day for players of all levels. The Clubhouse, with its bar and bistro, is a great place to unwind with friends after the game.
There’s a local gym, rugby club, lawn bowls, pony clubs, squash and swimming. Plus all those wide open spaces for an early morning jog or bike ride in the fresh country air.
For something less strenuous, there are a number of local clubs and groups.
A new library and large children’s playground have been built in the centre of town so you can enjoy some peaceful time out with your family.
Cafés, bars and shops
Enjoy hearty country fare from one of the town’s cafes or takeaways, or relax over a drink and meal at the historic Rangiriri Tavern.
The township has a general store, foodstore and boutique shops (where you’ll find a number of crafts, market goods and artwork from the thriving community of local artisans).
Approval has been given for a new supermarket that will start construction soon.
Te Kauwhata Primary has around 270 children on the role – small enough to have a nice sense of community and caring while providing the essentials to give your children the right start in life. There are currently eleven classrooms, going up to year 6. Many of the children go on to Te Kauwhata College.
Te Kauwhata College is a multi-cultural co-educational school for Years 7 to 13 with approximately 500 students. It has a reputation as a caring, supportive school with a focus on building academic, personal and social skills.
Preschoolers are taken care of too, with two daycares and a playcentre in town.
In a relaxed environment.
You want to move from the city and keep your parents close by? Aparangi Village is a lifestyle retirement village right in the heart of Te Kauwhata. There are a wide range of accommodation and residential care options (including a Residential Care Unit) set in a relaxed rural environment.