Getting There & Away

Te Awamutu is on SH3, halfway between Hamilton and Otorohanga (29km either way). The regional bus service Busit! is the cheapest option for Hamilton (adult/child $6.70/4.50, 50 minutes, eight daily weekdays, three daily weekends). Three daily InterCity services connect Te Awamutu with Auckland ($23, 2½ hours) and Hamilton ($11, 30 minutes).