Kōwhai Forge

Te Awamutu, Waikato
Bookings essential

School of Blacksmithing

Rob is one of the few time-served blacksmiths in New Zealand. He loves sharing his passion for blacksmithing, has a deep understanding of forging, and teaches with lots of enthusiasm and humour. The forge is set in beautiful surroundings and they run a variety of courses to suit you. Calendar and options online are a guideline of availability, however please don’t hesitate to contact them and customise your experience in the forge. No previous experience is required for any of the classes and there is no minimum age. However, they do require an adult to be present and book in with anyone under 16 either as a participant of the class or as a spectator. Bookings online and essential.



For more info visit:

Kōwhai Forge


243 Waipapa Road
Te Awamutu



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