Putaruru, Waikato New Zealand15 April 2017
Putaruru, Neighboring town of Tokoroa, and nested between Tirau and Tokoroa, is a small farming town in the mighty Waikato region and is located on the Oraka River about 65km from Hamilton and the main town along state highway 1. Putaruru is a farming community town, surrounding the township are dairy farms and plantation forests of vast pine trees, the town itself hold a lot of scenic reserves and hold a lot of Maori history.
Putaruru is a small town full of farmers, elderly and families, the town is a very friendly city in New Zealand with awesome locals who are always willing to help.
Putaruru has a couple nice farming and river walks with some great scenery, check out the list below of available walks:
- Blue Springs ( Scenic Hiking Spot ) - RECOMMENDED
- Te Waihou Walkway
- Jim Barnett Reserve
- Waikato River Trails
- Putaruru's Pavement Art Trail
- Arapuni Swing Bridge
- Sanctuary Mountain - Maungatautari
Mountain & Trail Biking, Cycling
It is probably bested that if you are wanting to find some great tracks you take a drive out towards Taupo, Tauranga or Rotorua.
A Few of the hiking tracks mentioned above to double as trail riding tracks.
There are a lot of great places to get food in putaruru, with a vast variety of different cuisines to match what ever you may be craving. Check out the list below to find food near you.
- Bev's Delights
- Canton Takeaways
- Crazy Cow Cafe
- Midor Sushi
- Putaruru Bakehome & Cafe
- The Wooden Farmer
- The Cook Putaruru
- Great Flavours of India
There are a lot of backpackers/hostels and motels located around the city. Check out below for motels
- putaruru Arms Motor Inn
- Kea Motel and Holiday Park
- putaruru Hotel