Morrinsville (Cream of the Country) is in the Waikato (North Island) New Zealand.
Heartland at its best – big enough to HAVE IT! Small enough for you to FIND IT!
Situated between the Kaimai Ranges and the Waikato River. Set on easy rolling terrain, surrounded by some of the best farmland in New Zealand.
We can offer you quality Accommodation, Restaurants and Eateries. Complimented by a full range of retail and other services.
We can now boast a colourful range of cows in the town - they are dotted on street corners, outside businesses and are a truly magnificent sight to behold. It's literally "a must see" when you visit our town - call into the Information Centre for a map and details of where they are located Herd of Cows. For full details check out the website www.herdofcowsmorrinsville.co.nz
Our major event of the year is the Diprose Miller Fireworks Extravaganza (1st Saturday in November). Diprose Miller Fireworks Extravaganza
If golf is your interest, we have several to choose from.
If Art is your pleasure why not take the time to stroll around the town and follow the “arts trail” of historic homesteads and buildings. The Matamata Piako District Council have recently updated the "Heritage Trail" booklet and this is now available from the Morrinsville Information Centre. The booklet covers the three towns of Morrinsville, Matamata and TeAroha.
A visit to the Wallace Art Gallery on Thames Street is a "must see" for locals and visitors alike. We are very proud of this wonderful addition to our district. The continuous change of art exhibit's ensure repeat visits are essential www.morrinsvillegallery.org.nz Things to do
A great place for a stop over on your way to the East Coast, West Coast, Rotorua Lakes and Thermals, Waitomo Caves, the unique Coromandel Peninsular and Hamilton City. All within easy driving distance. Stop for a coffee break and a muffin or stay longer for a leisurely lunch.
Morrinsville can offer a variety of walks, along the river or around the town. Take a relaxed stroll through our recreation grounds, stop for a swim (pools open from November to March) or a picnic. There are also a number other walks and bike tracks in the region
Step back in time with a visit to our new "Heritage Centre" located on Canada Street (opposite the Library). Follow the story of Morrinsville and district to see how the town and community has developed over the years. A visit to the 'McDonald Cottage' built in 1873 is amazing. The Cottage was relocated to the new site and forms part of the Heritage Centre building (a must see) Things to do
Our closest Airport is Hamilton – only 40 minutes away. Domestic flights leave from here.
The population is approximately 7000. The Ward is approximately 10,750. Businesses 790.
Call in to the i-SITE Morrinsville Visitor Centre/AA Agency to find out what is on. For upcoming events - go to: Calendar of Events 2015 The friendly helpful staff will be happy to direct you to the local attractions or events that coincide with your visit. They stock a good selection of maps, brochures and visitors guides.
Visit these other towns in our region:
For more information about Hamilton & Waikato Tourism” go to: www.hamiltonwaikato.com
For more information and details on Art Galleries go to: http://creativewaikato.co.nz/directory/category/20/galleries/