Waikato District Council in Tamahere
The nearest office and library are located in Ngaruawahia.
Ngaruawahia office (Head Office)
Phone: 0800 492 452
15 Galileo Street, Ngaruawahia 3720
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Phone: 07 824 5905
4 Jesmond Street, Ngaruawahia
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Amenities and services
Here’s a summary of what you’ll find in Tamahere:
- Broadband available
- St Stephen’s Anglican Church – (also the venue for the popular Tamahere monthly market – third Saturday of the month)
- Tamahere Community Hall. Sports clubs and venues – golf, tennis, bowling
- Tamahere bus services (limited town/also inter-regional)
- Elderly care – Tamahere Eventide Home and Retirement Village
- Close to Waikato Hospital (in Hamilton)
- Local governance via the Waikato District Council and the Tamahere Community Board.
Nearest other amenities and services outside Tamahere:
Medical centres and other healthcare facilities – a wide selection available in nearby Hamilton.
The Tamahere area has a number of educational facilities. Playcentres include the Tamahere Playcentre and Waikato Montessori Education Centre. It is also home to Tamahere Model Country School (est.1884) which caters for up to 400 children, years 1 to 6. Other excellent primary schools at Tauwhare and Matangi offer smaller rolls.
Students from Tamahere usually travel the short distance into either Hamilton or Cambridge to attend intermediate and high schools.
More about Tamahere and the Waikato district
Note: Another alternative is the Hamilton City/Hillcrest route which takes you to south edge of town (Riverlea). From this point it is a short walk to the northernmost parts of Tamahere via Newell Road.
The Open Waikato website also has a wealth of background information on the Waikato district, whether you're building or developing here; thinking of moving here; or wanting to know about businesses, industry, current projects and developments, case studies, demographics, land values, migration, population and other future projections for the district or a specific area within it.
Take a quick tour with Mayor Allan Sanson as he explains why you should visit, live and invest in the Waikato district.
Find out more about iwi in our district and land and property including planning, development, resource consents and building consents.