Piopio is a village in the Waitomo District, in the North Island of New Zealand. It lies between Hamilton and New Plymouth on State Highway 3. Piopio is 24km south of Te Kuiti.
If you are travelling to Taranaki, it is the last stop before the winding drive through the Awakino Gorge and Mokau. Mokau, a nearby coastal area featured in this website's galleries, is 35km further along State Highway 3.
Piopio is only a few hours' drive from other New Zealand destinations like Mt Ruapehu, Lake Taupo, Rotorua and Taranaki.