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Living in the area

Tokoroa and the South Waikato District has a lot to offer:

  • Affordable land and housing    $150,000 - $250,000 gets an awesome property
  • Affordable land for new businesses
  • Central - within 1 hr of Taupo, Rotorua, Hamilton, Tauranga, Te Awamutu, Cambridge
  • State Highway 1 going through the centre, railway to Tauranga port
  • State highway 30 (east to west) crosses south of town
  • A bustling retail community, a growing industrial sector
  • Main trading banks and several major chain businesses
  • Forestry (Kinleith) and farming (Lichfield) and an increasing dairy farming industry
  • Several heavy engineering and associated companies
  • All levels of schooling - with several successful and fantastic past students
  • Waiariki Polytech and Te Wananga O Aotearoa
  • A pro-active council who favours expansion
  • Infrastructure to allow for a massive increase
  • A continual lowering crime rate - (despite a different past and a previous media kicking)
  • A community focused Police Force
  • Diverse cultures making it a great mix with several ethnic eating houses
  • Hospital and several medical centres
  • Tokoroa lifecare village and residences
  • Several churches who run various programmes

Numerous sports groups - almost every sporting body
Golf clubs - very affordable annual subs, championship course
Bowling clubs - strong membership and national title winners and NZ reps
Tennis club
Bridge club
Athletics club - an internationally rated member
Soccer, Rugby, Netball, League, Touch Rugby, Hockey, Cricket (winter and summer competitions)
Heated pool - several groups for all age groups (including therapy classes)
Kart racing
Cycling groups
Martial Arts - several styles, Karate, Judo, Tae Kwon Do, Kickboxing, Kung Fu
Shooting club and pistol club
RSA clubs and their various adjuncts
Stroke support club
Walking groups
Retirement villages in Tokoroa and Putaruru
Absence of parking meters and traffic lights

Huge Dairy farming expansion in the area - 80,000 new cows in the region
Huge geothermal and roading projects - 35mins from Tokoroa (near Taupo)
New residents arriving, either retiring or working and enjoying a more peaceful life
After years of decline we are now rising above and putting our name back on the map
A real lack of tagging - almost tag free

A low crime rate - statistically Tokoroa is a heck of a lot safer than Auckland or Rotorua. Tokoroa - you are less likely to be burgled than the national average, and if you are, you are more likely to have it solved than the national average.

Mortgage Free Tokoroa.