ⓘ Tuatapere

                                     

ⓘ Tuatapere

Tuatapere is a small rural town in Southland, New Zealand. It is located eight kilometres from the southern coast. The Waiau River flows through the town before reaching Te Waewae Bay, where it has its outflow into Foveaux Strait. The main local industries are forestry and farming. As of the 2013 New Zealand census, its population is 558, a decrease of 21 from 2006.

Tuatapere there is a logging Museum and is located on the southern scenic route from Invercargill to Te Anau making it a well-travelled tourist stop. Suspension bridge and Clifden war memorial are located near State highway 96 outside Tuatapere.