Community Services

All of the organisations below rely on Kuaotunu residents volunteering their own time in order to serve their community. 



KRRA stands for the Kuaotunu Residents & Ratepayers Association Inc, who have created and are responsible for managing this website.

Click the button below to find out more about KRRA, including how to join, when and where meetings are held, minutes of Committee meetings, etc.

Kuaotunu Hall

Kuaotunu Hall

The Kuaotunu Hall is managed by the Kuaotunu Hall Committee, and is available for hire for a wide range of functions, events, and activities. Locals receive discounted rates.

Kuaotunu Land Search and Rescue team

Kuaotunu LandSAR

Kuaotunu Land Search and Rescue is a dedicated Land Search and Rescue organisation that covers a vast area in the north of the Coromandel Peninsula.

Contact: Steve Hart 
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Books at the Kuaotunu Library

Kuaotunu Library

The Kuaotunu Library is located at the Recreation Reserve (next to the tennis courts and sports ground).

It costs $10 per family per year to join the library. Access is available to members 24/7 through a lock box containing a key to the library door.

New members are always welcome.

Contact: Maxine McRobbie
Phone: 07 866 4631

Fire engines outside the base of Kuaotunu Volunteer Fire Emergency NZ

Kuaotunu Volunteer Fire Emergency New Zealand

Kuaotunu FENZ is part of the nationwide Fire Emergency NZ organisation.  Kuaotunu FENZ responds to a variety of emergencies, primarily in the wider Kuaotunu area between Rings Beach and Opito/Matapaua Bay however at times in support of others outside the area.  As an example Kuaotunu FENZ have been involved with:   

  • Wildfires
  • Structure Fires
  • Car Accidents
  • Civil Defence Emergencies
  • Natural Disasters
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Boat Rescues
  • Helicopter Landing Zones

New members are welcome and there are a variety of ways to be involved, both operational and support.  Kuaotunu FENZ meet on Wednesdays at 6pm at the Kuaotunu Fire Station and weeks alternate between practice and maintenance of equipment.  Ongoing training is also provided, extra to the Wednesday practices.

FENZ also offers fire safety and burning advice.  If you’re planning on lighting an open fire, then make sure you check the fire season status, and find out whether you need a fire permit. Check online or contact Kuaotunu FENZ, details below.

Being a member of Kuaotunu FENZ is a fun and fulfilling way to give back as a volunteer.  For more information please come along on any Wednesday or contact us:

Garrick Simpson, Chief Fire Officer 
Phone: 07 866 5575
Mobile: 027 307 4890

Bruce Pilkington, Station Officer
Phone: 07 869 5302
Mobile: 027 484 4081


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