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Te Aroha Travel Guide: 17 reviews and 56 photos


Te Aroha is a lovely little town nestled under the peak of the Kaimai Range, Mt Te Aroha.
The old shops have been painted and kept tidy, here they are under the weather of the mountain.

The town clock is rather imposing in the main central area.

Caffe Banco and Bar.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Green, small, friendly.
  • Cons:On the way to nowhere, and in the shadow.
  • In a nutshell:Small town in the shadow of the mountain.
  • Last visit to Te Aroha: Jul 2006
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • RogerW1nz's Profile Photo
    Aug 14, 2008 at 2:24 AM

    Good on yer, Pam, doing a page about the place I was born! In fact, I drew my first breath in the maternity home just beside the Waihou River near the bridge in your pic. I believe it is now a rest home! cheers, Roger

  • Ekahau's Profile Photo
    Jul 16, 2006 at 2:20 PM

    Cool you have a 1712 Renatus Harris organ in Kiwi land that is really something. Nice indoor photo work Kiwi. Can you have a repeat of the famous Battle of the Organs in 1684 in NZ -- is there any made by his hated rival "Father" Bernard Smith.

  • allikat's Profile Photo
    Jun 22, 2006 at 6:07 PM

    Mt Te Aroha and the Kaimais were just mentioned on the radio - snow falling heavily down to 600 meters. I didn't even know about this town - I'd love to take a proper look around one day. I think it's a sunny day place..

  • vtveen's Profile Photo
    Nov 24, 2004 at 1:52 AM

    Our uncle lived many years in Te Aroha and we visited this little town twice. Never thought to see anything about it on VT.

  • cadzand's Profile Photo
    Mar 13, 2004 at 8:02 AM

    Why oh why NZ is sooo far away ? So many nices places. So good there are your pages.

  • craic's Profile Photo
    Nov 9, 2003 at 5:09 AM

    Smashing page!

  • nada1712's Profile Photo
    Sep 29, 2003 at 1:45 PM

    Yes, Te Aroha is lovely. Best wishes Nada

  • Yso's Profile Photo
    Sep 19, 2003 at 2:12 AM

    Wierd !

  • ATLC's Profile Photo
    Mar 23, 2003 at 4:04 PM

    And there I was thinking it was an ironic pub! Hopefully no barbed wire on the toilet seat ... :-)

  • richiecdisc's Profile Photo
    Mar 20, 2003 at 3:41 AM

    I hope they were from the women's room, Pam. ;>

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