Katikati, the gateway from the north to the Bay of Plenty.
From the earliest recorded settlements the area has been recognized as a lifestyle destination. The population may have changed but the reasons for coming to Katikati are still the same
Orchards - Kiwifruit, Avocado, Olives and Citrus
Mural Town of New Zealand - Katikati is famous for its murals depicting scenes of the regions rich history.
Open Air Art
Avocado Food & Wine Festival and much more.
Katikati town which services the area from the Kaimai Ranges through rolling lush grass land to the Tauranga harbour has thrived and its population has grown three times faster than the national average since 1950. Its commercial and industrial sector hosts some of New Zealand’s leading manufacturers as well as a number of small, unique businesses. Only two hours from Auckland and Hamilton and under half an hour from Mount Maunganui and Tauranga which boasts the largest shipping port in New Zealand.
Katikati has an award winning winery, luxury lodges and a choice of boutique accommodation options, great cafes and restaurants and a fascinating heritage museum, to name just a few.
Stretching from the Kaimai Ranges to the sea, Katikati offers countless options for those interested in tramping, fishing, swimming,and recreational boating. This friendly, cheerful New Zealand town is rapidly gaining popularity with its relaxed atmosphere and lifestyle opportunities.