Te Awa

The Great New Zealand River Ride

Te Awa walk and cycleway stretches along the Waikato River, from Ngaruawahia in the north to Karapiro in the south.

PLEASE NOTE THE TE AWA RIVER RIDE IS STILL OPEN DURING THE COVID-19 LEVEL 4 ALERT - HOWEVER, PLEASE BE SENSIBLE!

The path is exceedingly busy during the Lockdown, please be sure to share with care!

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The Map

The Route

River ride stats

939
Average weekly users on the Ngaruawahia section
2292
Average weekly users on the Avantidrome section
13,000
Plants have been planted along the trail as of July 2015
40
Kilometres of concrete path have been completed
300,000
People on average are using the trail each year

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