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Te Kuiti

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Te Kuiti

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Te Kuiti Sheep Shearing Statue

Te Kuiti is a small town in the Waikato region of the North Island of New Zealand. It is known as the "Sheep Shearing Capital of the World" and hosts the famous Great New Zealand Muster and Running of the Sheep in April each year.

Get in[edit]

By Car Te Kuiti is on Highway 3, between Hamilton and New Plymouth.

By Bus InterCity operates daily bus services to Te Kuiti from Auckland, Hamilton, New Plymouth and many other town and cities in the North Island.

Get around[edit]

There is an Information Centre and public lavatories in the centre of town. The Information Centre can give you a map of town which points out things to see.

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The Great New Zealand Muster is a famous New Zealand event, in which sheep from the surrounding area run into Te Kuiti. Sheep-shearing competitions and general fun are to be had.

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Eat[edit][add listing]

Tiffany's Cafe, 241 Rora Street. This cafe has a good selection, and stays open into the evenings.

Chinese and European Restaurant, Rora Street. If you are looking for a Chinese take-away this is where to get it.

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Te Kuiti Camping Ground, Hinerange Street next to "The Domain", on the edge of town. Cheapest place to stay - cabins for NZ$70 or so for a family, tent campsites and caravan sites available for less. Kitchen available and clean if basic showers.


Get out[edit]

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