Ngā Roto, Te Awamutu
Ngā Roto is a significant cultural site of importance to iwi and a treasured local community asset just north of Te Awamutu. It is a natural wetland with a boardwalk surrounding the lake and is regularly used by the local rowing club, sailing club, duck hunters, walkers and is a popular tourist attraction. Local iwi Ngāti Apakura know the lake as Wairoto.
Try the track
A new boardwalk has opened at Lake Ngā Roto which completes a 5.9km track around the lake. This is open to walking, running and cycling activities. Dogs are welcome on a lead. An estimated full loop of track will take about 60min at walking pace. Get down there and check it out.
Address: Bank Road, Te Awamutu (Map)
Dogs: Yes, on lead only
Rubbish: Yes, rubbish bins are provided
Playground: There is no playground equipment at this park
BBQ: There is one electric BBQ hotplate available at no charge (these run at 10min intervals)