Situated in the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand’s North Island, the town of Kawerau is just 58 kilometres east of Rotorua. For a great price on local car rental, search and compare with VroomVroomVroom.
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We compare rates from this local depot for rental cars right out of Kawerau:
|48-50 Liverpool Street, Kawerau 3127|
8:00am - 5:00pm weekdays.
Yes, though you’re likely to be charged a one-way fee by our car rental partner. If you require a one-way rental, we can include this fee in the rates we compare for you.
It takes just under an hour to drive from Rotorua to Kawerau via State Highway 30.
It takes just over an hour to drive from Tauranga to Kawerau via State Highway 2.
The plentiful parks and green spaces make Kawerau a very enjoyable area to visit. VroomVroomVroom recommends that you visit spots like the stunning Mt. Edgecumbe/ Putauaki, a 820-metre volcanic cone just three kilometres east of town; and the Tarawera Falls.
New Zealand's best tasting water in Kawerau
With all the fantastic wines & beers available in New Zealand, waking up with a hangover can be quite easy in Kawerau! Rehydrate with Kawerau's tap water; this town has been voted as having the best tasting water in New Zealand.
This is New Zealand's largest wood-related festival and incorporates the National Woodskills competition. The event brings over 12,000 people to Kawerau, and makes the town come alive with the smell of two-stroke, pinus radiatus and timber oil. Grrr! This event is held in late September each year.