Putāruru, one of New Zealand’s best kept secrets, is home to the culturally significant natural wonder, the Blue Spring, which is located on Te Waihou Walkway. Nestled in rural New Zealand between Tīrau and Tokoroa, Putāruru is the source of the majority of the country’s bottled water from the Blue Spring. Nearby dairy and timber processing industries continue to thrive here.
Surrounded by natural bush reserves; lakes and New Zealand’s longest riverside cycling trail, Putāruru is rich in untapped potential for the astute investor.
The recently completed Community Concept Plan, envisages significant future growth with the planned development of over 600 new homes; a large Greenfield Business Park and population expected to rise by 40%. 70% of all bottled water in New Zealand comes from the Blue Spring. 54% year on year increase in visitor activity at Te Waihou Walkway. Nearby Lichfield Fonterra has the largest milk drier and cheese factory in Australasia.
Available sites, ample dairy and water resources
Growing demand and potential sites
Strong services sector
Opportunities linked to lakes; rivers; walking; cycling between Waitomo Caves and Rotorua