One of the youngest towns in New Zealand, Kawerau is situated in the Bay of Plenty region in North Island. It is easily accessible from Tauranga and Rotorua and sees pleasant weather throughout the year. It is also one of New Zealand’s quieter locations.
Though small in size, the town of Kawerau plays host to some big-time events that see great crowd participation. The Kawerau Woodfest is one of the major events that showcase the artistic side of working with wood. It also includes the National Woodskills Festival where people compete to form artistic creations with wood.
The Kawerau King of the Mountain competition is a grueling 8 km race to the summit of Putauaki. This race to the top of the mountain is not for the faint hearted!
Another reason to visit Kawerau is to experience adrenaline pumping action, when the best in off-road biking battle it out in the Tarawera 100 motorcycle endurance race.
While you enjoy the plethora of events in Kawerau, avail car rental services that add a great deal of convenience to your getaways. There are numerous discounts offered to the customers on availing Hertz’s car rental services while traveling around Kawerau. You also get to choose your own vehicle from a myriad of choices available on the website.