South Waikato Location

The South Waikato is centrally located in the North Island; with three of its main towns Tokoroa, Putaruru and Tirau on State Highway 1.

The South Waikato in Relation to the North Island of NZ 

Travelling time and distances to other destinations

Travel From To Destination Kms Approx Time
Tokoroa Putaruru 22.6 20min
Tokoroa Tirau 31.9 30min
Tokoroa Hamilton 86.5 1hr 15min
Tokoroa Rotorua 57.2 50min
Tokoroa Tauranga 84.6 1hr 15min
Tokoroa Taupo 66.1 55min
Tokoroa Whakatane 140 2hr
Tokoroa Auckland (CBD) 213 2hr 45min
Tokoroa Wellington (CBD) 440 5hr 30min


The history of Tokoroa street names

Tokoroa street and reserve names have a rich and varied history. Click on the links below to find out more.

Council has recently introduced a new mapping tool; this can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

Page reviewed: 21 Apr 2015 7:18am