Centre Information

Te AWA, The Base.

Te AWA is an award winning covered shopping centre located in New Zealand's largest and most innovative Shopping Centre, The Base.
As the only hybrid shopping complex in NZ and home of Hoyts Flagship Cinema featuring the largest silver screen in the country, a visit to this award winning centre is a must.  Te AWA's  striking architecture, designed in line with Waikato Tainui's cultural history, is a part of what sets this International Shopping Centre Award winning centre apart from any other centre in Australiasia.
With Hamilton's largest selection fashion and major brands including Farmers, Hamilton's largest Witchery, Dejcuba, Novo Shoes, Forever New and more.
With over 3,000 FREE carparks, no purchase required and with such a huge selection of stores, over 190 at The Base who could not have fun shopping here.  We provide expansive outdoor children's playgrounds, baby changing facilities, free wheelchairs and baby buggies.  Plus once you have enjoyed a day of shopping, why not jump on our free shopping shuttle to take you and your bags back to your car.
Enjoy your shopping and leisure day-out at Te AWA, The Base.







Management Contact Details:



Centre Manager Simon Betts simon.betts@the-base.co.nz
Marketing Manager Angela Young angela.young@the-base.co.nz
Assistant Property Manager Karl Sawyer karl.sawyer@the-base.co.nz
Facilities Manager Dennis Billman
Facilities Manager Robert Lopez robert.lopez@the-base.co.nz
Office Administrator Kiera Daji kiera.daji@the-base.co.nz
Customer Service Desk Ph: 07 847 9450 info@the-base.co.nz