Sports & Recreation

There’s a large range of sporting activities available throughout the Otorohanga District including:
Rugby, Soccer, Hockey, Tennis, Golf, Cricket, Trout Fishing, Netball, Bowls, Squash, Polo Cross and Tae Kwon Do.


Harvest Rock Climbing Wall

5 Tuhoro Street, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 8893
for information and bookings
Facilities: Instruction and indoor rock climbing experiences on a 10 metre high wall with 13 ropes – accommodates everyone from the earth-bound beginner to the experienced rock jockey
> Table tennis
> Air hockey
> Toilets, showers and kitchen
Hours: Monday 10.00am – 6.00pm
Tuesday 2.30pm – 6.00pm
Wednesday – Closed
Thursday 2.00pm – 9.00pm
Friday 10.30am – 6.00pm
Saturday 12.00pm – 4.00pm

Kawhia Sailing Club
Contact: Anne Laws
Phone: 0274 786 459
Email: annelaws@xtra.co.nz

Kawhia Angling & Boating Club
Contact: Cecil Hickman
Phone: 07 878 8302

Kawhia Art Group
Contact: Carole Shepheard
Phone: 07 871 0771 or 021 121 7702

Kio Kio United Sports Club
Contact: 07 873 2819 (M.Cumpstone)
07 873 2890 (B.Bowen)
Uses: Rugby, power pulling, tennis, netball, rugby league and social functions
Facilities: Kitchen and licensed bar, Floodlit ground and tennis courts, Stereo / speaker system, Changing rooms, ladies’ and men’s toilets, Wheelchair access

Kawhia Angling & Boating Club
Contact: Cecil Hickman
Phone: 07 878 8302

Otorohanga Domain

Alex Telfer Drive, OTOROHANGA

Contact: Cheyne Waldron
Phone: 07 873 7325
Uses: Sports ground for cricket, winter soccer, summer soccer
Facilities: Floodlighting for night games and practices, Adjacent pavilion with bar, kitchen, toilets and changing rooms

Otorohanga Netball Centre

Alex Telfer Drive, OTOROHANGA

Email: info@otorohanganetball.co.nz
Website: www.otorohanganetball.co.nz

Otorohanga Outdoor Bowling

52 Te Kawa Street, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 7721
Capacity: Seating and tables for 120 people
Facilities: 2 full sized bowling greens, Licensed bar, Kitchen, Ladies and men’s toilets, Parking for approximately 40 cars

Otorohanga Sports Club

Orahiri Crescent, OTOROHANGA

Contact: Graham Wilshier
Phone: 07 873 8079 (Office hours)
After Hours: 07 873 8944
Email: graham@otctimber.co.nz
Capacity: 200 (160 seated)
Facilities: Bar and supper room, Kitchen, Toilets. Available to the public both day and night. (Unavailable on some occasions during the rugby season)
 
Otorohanga Squash Club

Orahiri Terrace, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 7968
Facilities: 2 squash courts, Womens and mens changing rooms, Toilets and showers


Otorohanga Tennis Club

Rangipare Street, OTOROHANGA

Contact: Marcus Paterson
Phone: 07 873 8211
Email: dotmarc@xtra.co.nz
Facilities: 4 courts (astroturf, flood lit), clubrooms with kitchen, changing rooms, toilets, showers
Programmes: Business house, graded Doubles, Interclub, Junior tennis, Club nights, Women's morning


Otorohanga Vintage Machinery Club

52 Te Kawa Street, OTOROHANGA

Contact: Malcolm Boggiss
Phone: 07 873 7756
Email: malden@xtra.co.nz
Website: www.vintagemachinery.otorohanga.net
Meetings: Meets bi-monthly on the last Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm

Total Leisure Club (Gym)

Cnr Domain & Kakamutu Roads, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 8646
Facilities: Medium sized gym – Full range of cardio and weight training equipment
Ladies and men’s showers and toilets
Ample parking.
Hours: Mon–Thu 6am–8pm
Friday 6am–7pm
Weekends 8am–5pm
Winter 8am–3pm
Cost: Adults: $11 (per week); $320 (6 months);$490 (12 months)

Total Leisure Club (Swimming Pools)

Cnr Domain & Kakamutu Roads, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 8646
Facilities: Indoor 20m pool, Outdoor 33m pool, Outdoor toddler and baby pool, Fitness centre
Programmes: Holiday Fun – school holiday activity programme. Aquacise – Exercise classes, at the indoor heated pool, and suitable for all levels. Bookings – for birthday parties, schools, community groups.
Cost: > Click here for rates
Hours: > Click here for hours

Waitomo Golf Club

68 Golf Road, State Highway 3, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 7978
18-hole golf course, well maintained and attractively planted with a large parking area. Golf carts available for hire and use on the course.
Website: www.waitomo.nzgolf.net
Facilities: Toilets and changing rooms, Showers at clubhouse, Toilets on the course
Cost: Affiliated to NZGA $30
Non-affiliated $40
Playing with a Waitomo Golf Club member $25

Windsor Park

Haerehuka Street, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 8199
(Otorohanga District Council)
Public park with paths and mature trees, modern children's adventure playground. Ideal for family picnics; and children's recreation. Restful break for travellers and school groups. Available to the public all week at no charge.
Cost: FREE

 

Social Facilities


Beattie Rest Home & Retirement Village

172 Maniapoto Street, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 8789
Facilities: > Well known for the care of its elderly residents.
> Facilities include a large modern recreation hall and self-contained units.
Website: www.eldernet.co.nz

Kawhia Library

772 Jervois Street, KAWHIA

Phone: 07 871 0248
Hours: Tuesday 1.30–3pm
Wednesday 10.30–11.30am
Friday–Saturday 1.30–3pm

Kio Kio Hall

Cnr Kio Kio Station & Ellis Roads, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 1855 (J.Donnelly)
07 873 1870 (V.Martin)
Capacity: 200
Facilities: Available to the public on a daily basis.
> Tables and chairs available for hire
> Toilets
> Kitchen and supper room
Cost: Local Kio Kio ratepayers: Night $80, Day $80
Outside organisations and private hire: Night (deposit $170; refund $70 if hall is left tidy) Day (deposit $70; refund $15 if hall is left tidy).
 
Otewa Hall

929 Otewa Road, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 0764
Capacity: 130
Facilities: Available to the public all year round.
> Kitchen
> Toilets and changing rooms
> Tables and chairs.
Cost: Bond $200; Hire $50 (Local Otewa ratepayers $35)

Otorohanga South School Hall

2 Rangipare Street, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 8530
Capacity: 170
Facilities: Available to the public most weekends and after 3pm.
> Men's and women's toilets
> Kitchen
> Chairs and tables.
Cost: Hire charge and/or bond: $250

Waitomo Golf Club House

68 Golf Road, State Highway 3, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 7978
Capacity: 150
Facilities: (Unavailable Wednesday nights and during some golf tournaments)
> Toilets
> Kitchen
> Lounge bar
> Caterer
> Tables and chairs for 100.
Cost: Bond $200; Hire $150

Whawharua Hall

169 Puketawai Road, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 8410
Capacity: 100

 

Service Clubs & Community Organisations


Rotary

Otorohanga Services & Citizens Club
11 Maniapoto Street, OTOROHANGA

Meetings: Weekly
Time: Thursdays at 5.45pm (for a 6.15pm meal)
Website: www.oto-rotary.org

Lions Club

Otorohanga Services & Citizens Club
11 Maniapoto Street, OTOROHANGA

International ID: 4440-023219
Meetings: First Wednesday of the month
Time: Fellowship at 6pm, meeting at 6.30pm

Citizens Advice Bureau

120 Maniapoto Street, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 7568
Free Phone: 0800 367 222 (0800 FOR CAB)
Website: www.cab.org.nz
 
Otorohanga Lyceum Club

33 Turongo Street, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 7700
Meetings: > Women's club offering luncheon - 3rd Wednesday in the month
> M orning tea - 1st Wednesday in the month
> G arden circle - 2nd Wednesday in the month
> Mah Jong - Thursdays at 1pm

Otorohanga Volunteer Fire Brigade

3 Ballance Street, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 8835

Kawhia Volunteer Fire Brigade

Pouewe Street, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 871 0890

 

Churches


OTOROHANGA CHURCHES

Baptist Church

Ranfurly Street, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 7418

Harvest Christian Fellowship (AOG)

59 Haerehuka Street, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 8890

Jehovah's Witnesses

40 Te Kanawa Street, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 8071

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Catholic Church

Hinewai Street, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 8977

St Bride's Anglican Church

54 Haerehuka Street, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 7006

St David's Presbyterian Church

Ranfurly Street, OTOROHANGA

Phone: 07 873 7347
  KAWHIA CHURCHES

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Waiwera Street, KAWHIA


Methodist Church

Cnr Tainui & Waiwera Streets, KAWHIA


St Patrick's Catholic Church

Hoturoa Street, KAWHIA