Morrinsville Recreation Ground...

Morrinsville Recreation Ground freedom camping area


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Self-contained freedom campers can park up at the Morrinsville Recreation Ground

Freedom camping is permitted for certified, self-contained campervans and mo-homes at the the Recreation Ground in Morrinsville, the self-proclaimed 'Cream of the Country'. The overnight area is in the ground's main carpark at the end of Cureton St.
In return the council ask that you obey all signage and dispose of waste in the appropriate manner. Choice!


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Matamata-Piako District Council

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North IslandWaikatoTe Aroha


  • Dump Station
  • Freedom Camping
  • Free


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Brook and Vicky's avatar

Brook and Vicky

Ranking: 10/10

Ont follow Google Maps, it will take you to a locked gate. Uo to Cureton Rd, there is a campervan sign with the road sign, cant miss it. Great for kids with the park and pools too. Great little spot, excellent clean toilets and dump out facility, friendly locals making you feel welcome.

Reviewed 5 months ago

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Kiwi Wanderers

Ranking: 1/10

Arrived at this location at 9.30pm and the gates were closed and locked.
Maybe the local council supports freedom camping :(

Reviewed 6 months ago

Soph's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Great little spot to park for a night or two. Toilets clean and seemed to be open all night. Playground super handy, nice bush walk around grounds.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Trevor's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

This Freedom Motorhome camping site was great. Quiet location with plenty of grassed areas nearby. Short walk to the town centre. The parking site is sealed and level. Toilets are clean and very modern. This site is completely free so thank you to the local council/people for providing this.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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J9 & Kc

Ranking: 9/10

Not overly picturesque but for a car park you can still get a nice view, some privacy, have a swim and a shower to support the community, great toilets, friendly locals and the dump station is right there too. Perfect camp site when you’re on your way trying to get to your destination and need a great and quiet place to rest your head.
Be a responsible camper so these facilities continue to be available and locals continue to support it.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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The big German family

Ranking: 7/10

A bit unromantic place. It a parking area at the end of the village. But huge fields of grass around, good for a walk or some sports. If you need a place to sleep for a night, it’s absolutely ok, the toilets are clean and it is a quite area.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

Robert's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

Public toilet is open between 7am
and 7pm.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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corinne bossat's avatar

corinne bossat


Ranking: 4/10

Nous avons eu beaucoup de mal à trouver l'endroit. c'est un parking dans une zone d'activités sportives (piscine, terrain de sport et parc). Il ,y a des toilettes et une dump station. Nous étions les seuls.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Ben Hurley

Ranking: 7/10

Great spot for overnight stays. Good clean toilets that talk. Plenty of picnic tables around, play ground for the kids and plenty of space to get out and stretch the legs. Main part of town is close by.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Cymen Crick

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

The community has made a great effort to lay on excellent services here. Two clean 'singing' toilets (which always make me chuckle), dump station, water, rubbish bins, playground and nearby by swimming pool for a summertime dip. A one stop shop! Also, while driving around town, keep an eye out for the quirky painted cows. There's over 40 of them and each one tells a story.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

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Jackilie Lacroix

Ranking: 5/10

If you are looking for a one sleep stop. Come here! Literally a recreation parking lot with talking bathrooms ..... that was cool. Once you pull in the lot sick to the right and go down private road to give yourself privacy beside the skate park in behind the pool!!

Reviewed about 7 years ago