South Waikato has jobs, affordable homes and the promise of a great lifestyle.
South Waikato has the amenities you need: schools (including one of the country’s largest tertiary providers), healthcare, and recreational facilities.
The great outdoors is stunning – and there are so many ways to enjoy it; from golf to fly fishing, to mountain biking to water sports. Or you can hop in the car and take an easy drive to the ski fields on Mt Ruapehu or your choice of beaches on both coasts.
The Kiwi dream of owning your own home is still a reality in South Waikato. The average house price is just $251,599.*
Whether you’re looking for an affordable way to get on the property ladder, after a better work-life balance, or thinking about downsizing and freeing up some extra money, you’ll find a home in South Waikato.
There’s an affordable home to suit any lifestyle or budget, from a three bedroom solid brick and tile in town, to an architecturally styled home on the banks of the Waikato River.
The South Waikato District Council is committed to working with developers and investors on new housing developments in all of the region’s main towns.
South Waikato sits between Hamilton and Taupo, with State Highway One going through all of the region’s towns. It’s close to most of the North Island’s major cities: Hamilton and Tauranga are an hour’s drive away, Auckland just over two.
The completion of the Waikato Expressway reduces that travel time even more. So having your home in the peaceful surrounds of the South Waikato and commuting to work in one of the larger centres is a viable option.