Tirau is a small attractive township in a rural setting, with the Kaimai ranges as a backdrop.
It has a population of approx 800 people.
It is situated within the South Waikato District, as are the towns of Putaruru and Tokoroa.
Other towns in close proximity are Matamata and Cambridge.
Less than an hours drive from Tirau are the cities of Hamilton, Rotorua, Tauranga, and the popular beach resort of Mt Maunganui.
For a small town Tirau has a large variety of local shops which attract tourists and motorists.
Just a short drive away from the centre of Tirau is the popular Okoroire Hot Springs Hotel and Golf Course, and an Early New Zealand Museum located on the main Rotorua Rd.
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