Follow the trail of colourful life-sized cow sculptures through Morrinsville: The 'Herd of Cows?' is a quirky and colourful art installation with 'cows' in and around the town.
Te Aroha Mineral Spas: Relax in the silky smooth mineral water spas or indulge in luxurious spa treatments Explore the many galleries and museums: Wallace Art Gallery in Morrinsville and Adrian Worsley Gallery in Te Aroha Ride your way through the region.
The historic Hauraki Rail Trail, iconic Mt Te Aroha trails or Te Miro Mountain Bike Park are all on offer Visit Cafe Frock and Mini Boutique in Morrinsville: NZ Fashion Designer Annah Stretton offers home-grown fare and the latest designer clothing and apparel.
The towns of Morrinsville and Te Aroha are rich in history, each with their own unique stories to tell and attractions to see.
From quirky art installations and galleries, to goldmining heritage and world renowned health-giving natural spas and wellness retreats, they have it all. A rich dairying area, Morrinsville is known as the 'Cream of the Country' and celebrates its dairy history in the colourful lifesize 'Herd of Cows' art installations found around town.
Follow the heritage trail, visit the Museum and a number of local and national exhibitions on display at the nationally significant Wallace Gallery.
Fashion designer Annah Stretton also calls Morrinsville home, with her boutique and onsite cafe based in the township. In the north-east of the Waikato region is the Edwardian spa town of Te Aroha, renowned for its therapeutic mineral spas and the world's only hot water soda geyser, the Mokena Geyser.
Te Aroha prospered during the gold rush days with the area's rich mining heritage now on show at the Te Aroha Museum and walks such as the Waiorongomai Valley providing a unique insight with artefacts and relics.
Mt Te Aroha stands tall over the township, providing a variety of hiking trails with spectacular views and mountain biking trails along the base of the mountain.
Te Aroha provides the perfect base for those cycling the Hauraki Rail Trail, where riders can start or finish in Te Aroha, as they explore the 82kms of trail on offer.
After an active day, relax, and soothe tired muscles in the Te Aroha Mineral Spas which are renowned for their healthgiving properties.