New Zealand's Northland region of the North Island begs to be explored on your trip to the Aotearoa (Land of the Long White Cloud). A combination of breath-taking seascapes, golden beaches, secluded coves, ancient forests and oodles of activities to cater to all budgets, makes Northland one of New Zealand's most tourist friendly spots.
The Northland region extends north to the tip of the Northland Peninsula, covering an area of 13,940 km2, a little over five per cent of the country's total area. It is bound to the west by the Tasman Sea, and to the east by the Pacific Ocean. The land is predominantly rolling hill country. Farming and forestry occupy over half of the land, and are two of the region's main industries. more
Although many of the region's kauri forests were felled during the 19th century, some areas still exist where this rare giant grows tall. New Zealand's largest tree, Tane Mahuta, stands in the Waipoua Forest south of the Hokianga Harbour.
The western coast is dominated by several long straight beaches, the most famous of which is the inaccurately named 88 kilometre-long stretch of Ninety Mile Beach in the region's far north. The slightly longer Ripiro Beach lies further south. Two large inlets are also located on this coast, the massive Kaipara Harbour in the south, which Northland shares with the Auckland Region, and the convoluted inlets of the Hokianga Harbour.
The east coast is more rugged, and is dotted with bays and peninsulas. Several large natural harbours are found on this coast, from Parengarenga close to the region's northern tip, past the famous Bay of Islands down to Whangarei Harbour, on the shores of which is situated the largest population centre. Numerous islands dot this coast, notably the Cavalli Islands, the Hen and Chickens Islands, Aorangaia Island and the Poor Knights Islands.
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Mobile-friendly - Unique Bed and Breakfast experience. All suites and rooms are en-suite to your own private bathroom facilities, king sized beds, breakfasts tailored to your preferences, 2 acres of park-like sub-tropical gardens, solar-heated swimming pool. Just 5 minutes to Kerikeri. Ideal location to explore Bay of Islands and Northland in this beautiful part of New Zealand. See our special packages page.
Mobile-friendly - We offer 3 uniquely different types of accommodation, within 5 minutes of 90 Mile Beach. Choose either Lake Ngatu Lodge BnB and gardens; 90 Mile Beach Hideway, a bach at the beach, or the 'Country Cottage', old renovated farm house in private rural setting. Ideal for families or base for fishermen as handy to both coasts, pets welcome.
Mobile-friendly - Abri Apartments are nestled in sub-tropical gardens with beautiful views of the Bay; modern, spacious and individually styled using tasteful furnishings. Free WiFi. BBQ. Two individual Chalets feature rich native timbers, double spa bath and full cooking facilities. Plus a one bedroom Suite with Super King or Twin Bed, kitchenette and shower facilities.
Mobile-friendly - Aptly named by the original guests! Located in a lovely bush-backdrop with native-birds, and overlooking the water to Russell, a few-minutes walk downtown including the wharf/restaurants. Perfect for a Romantic retreat for couples or two couples travelling together. Quiet, sunny and central, this is a perfect retreat to relax or a base from which to explore our Bay of Islands.
Proudly owned and operated by New Zealanders, Absolute New Zealand is an award winning, fully licensed travel agency specialising in luxury travel. Over the past decade we've refined our range of exclusive privately escorted, self-guided, and small group tours. Work with one of our friendly travel designers - there to assist from planning right through to while you are travelling.
Mobile-friendly - Five stylish, family-run eco cottages nestled amongst subtropical gardens. Quiet location with lots of things to do. Onsite "Northland Cafe of the Year" Thai Fusion restaurant, Sculpture Park and Art Gallery exhibiting professional artists from around the world. 1km from Kerikeri town, easy stroll to historic Stone Store Reserve. Great reviews! Your enjoyment of our oasis is important to us.
Mobile-friendly - Offering four-star accommodation at a reasonable price, these sunny, fully self-contained and serviced suites and studios are the perfect base for enjoying the world famous attractions of beautiful Bay of Islands. Most units offer beautiful sea views from the terrace. Relax at the beach, take a coach trip, do a boat cruise, or walk to the waterfront restaurants and cafes.
Rated No 1 on Tripadvisor - "This was a special stay. Looking out from our apartment after the best nights sleep the view had the 'wow' factor. And as for our hosts, thanks guys" The sort of comment frequently heard by guests staying in either or our two self-contained apartments. Well appointed and serviced daily, unsurpassed surf views a feature.
Mobile-friendly - Welcome to Ahipara Holiday Park, situated in picturesque Ahipara, Northland. With a range of accommodation options available including tent/power sites, cabins and a self-contained lodge, we have something for everyone. The perfect pick up point for Cape Reinga tours and only five minutes walk to 90 Mile Beach, famous surf breaks, great fishing spots, with quad bike tours close by.
Mobile-friendly - Ahipara Tides features a high quality coastal paradise setting where the sun shines all day. Our self-contained accommodation, designed with pure comfort in mind, features wireless broadband, spa pool and a private BBQ on the deck. We are located right on the beachfront with private off street parking. Ahipara is central to all activities, locally and Northland wide.
Mobile-friendly - Proud, old-fashioned hospitality, charmingly green, clean and bright. The motel is a place where you can slow down and relax. Family-operated since 1990, Peter and Wendy Sharland invite you to share their unique, affordable accommodation apartments. Located on Seaview Road, the motel is the ideal base for shopping, the beach, and numerous attractions in the Bay of Islands area.
Amazing New Zealand is a New Zealand based consultancy (specialising solely on New Zealand tours) creating innovative and imaginative self-drive or chauffeur-driven itineraries tailored to your own requirements. We can offer you great diversity to take you off the beaten track and away from the mass tourism wherever possible to see and experience the REAL New Zealand.
Ideally located on the central waterfront of Paihia, in the subtropical Bay of Islands, the cultural hub and recreational mecca of historic Northland. Spacious luxury Paihia accommodation, designed for comfort and relaxation. Free WiFi. Air-conditioning heatpumps. Breathtaking sea views, with sandy beach opposite and next to native bush reserve. Five-minute stroll to Paihia Village with many popular cafes and restaurants.
Mobile-friendly - History, charm, good food, glorious views—Arcadia is a Russell landmark, a historic, turn of the century home-style accommodation overlooking Russell's best kept secret: tranquil Matauwhi Bay. Drink in the view while enjoying our generous, healthy, cafe-style breakfast then explore Russell's heritage village and the amazing bay beyond. Come refresh and recharge with us.
Situated in our landscaped gardens and around the stunning pool area, the six studio accommodation chalets and two one-bedroom accommodation chalets all offer full kitchen and bathroom facilities and are attractively furnished.
Mobile-friendly - Located in the centre of Kaitaia town. 25 spacious motel units available to suit individuals, couples or families. All rooms have cooking facilities and you can get restaurant meals delivered directly to your room. Swimming pool, spa pool and playground to keep you entertained. Booking and pickup service for day tours to the famous Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach.
Unique customised tours for any size group. Choose any combination of adventure. Our daily adventures operate on the West Coast of Auckland at Muriwai—a spectacular beach. Mountain bike, wilderness adventures as well as sightseeing, winery and orchard tours. Group adventures include: abseiling, camping, team building weekends and skiing packages.
Mobile-friendly - Located in Northland, Avenue Heights Motel is centrally located with a range of units modern in construction and architecture. Close to all amenities and ideally suited for corporates, couples and families. Modern conveniences including LCD TV's with Sky TV, recliner chairs, high speed broadband Internet, fax and photocopying services and a swimming pool.
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Mobile-friendly - Quality 1 & 2 b/rm self contained accommodation in a country setting surrounded by attractive gardens and farmland. Private 1 & 2 brm ground floor units with own bathroom, entrance & parking. Clean, quiet and comfortable offering free WiFi and Free Breakfast. Compliments of your hosts June & Mick. For RATES, MAP AND PHOTO'S see our web site.
Mobile-friendly - Located just 50 metres from the beach. Splash in the pool or spa/hot tub, relax on the sun deck or choose from one of the many adrenalin pumping activities this island has to offer. Our friendly staff will give you all the inside local tips on how to experience the best of the Northland region's amazing scenery, culture and history.
Mobile-friendly - Private self-contained Chalets offering affordable quality in central Paihia. This quiet eco-complex is landscaped with sea and garden views, only 300 metres flat walk to all amenities, land and water based activities. Each chalet has a kitchen, en suite, queen bed, single bedroom, FREE WiFi, TV-DVD-CD and spacious balcony. Experience environmentally friendly lodgings.
Mobile-friendly - Located in the New Zealand paradise that is the Bay of Islands, we offer luxury apartments and campervan facilities at reasonable prices. Set in two acres of a mature olive grove, we have 18 powered and 10 unpowered campervan sites, as well as five apartments, all within walking distance of the beach.
Mobile-friendly - Small Fleet, Personal Service. 2 Berth Motorhomes, all near new, fixed bed, certified "self-contained", so you can experience the beauty of New Zealand independently. Rates include comprehensive insurance, outdoor furniture, BBQ, touring map, WIFI and unlimited kilometres. Complimentary airport transfers at Auckland and Christchurch. We know where 'Kiwis' go, great places to stay, where to eat and what to see.
Mobile-friendly - Come to the beautiful Bay of Islands, one of New Zealand's most picturesque destinations. It attracts visitors from all over the world. We offer a full selection of accommodation styles that will suit most people and groups. We manage all aspects of your stay - a stress free experience for you.
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- Bay of Islands
- Far North
- Doubtless Bay
- Hokianga Harbour
- Kaitaia Airport
- Karikari Peninsula
- Mangawhai and Mangawhai Heads
- Matauri Bay
- Northland West Coast
- Tutukaka Coast
- Waipu, Waipu Cove, Langs Beach
- Whangarei Heads
- Whangaroa Harbour
The Seekers Story Starring Athol Guy & Friends: CANCELLED
The Seekers story is written and narrated by founding member of The Seekers, Bassist Athol Guy, and celebrates one of Australia’s most revered music groups. The Seekers Story with Athol Guy and Friends is a musical and ...
Where: Forum North, Whangarei
Address: Rust Ave, Whangarei
From: 2:30pm on Thursday 23rd March 2017
To: 5:00pm on Thursday 23rd March 2017
Warren Hay Marine & Shimano Small Boats Fishing Tournament
Run over 8 consecutive days (Saturday thru Saturday) with teams able to nominate up to 2 fishing days & compulsory fishing on the final Saturday. A massive tournament at Tutukaka - one of the most popular on the ...
Where: Whangarei Deep Sea Anglers Club, Tutukaka, Whangarei District
Address: Marina Rd, Tutukaka, Whangarei District
From: 6:00am on Saturday 18th March 2017
To: 5:00pm on Saturday 25th March 2017
Learn to skate from scratch or at an intermediate level. At Skatescool we do all sorts of fun activities on skates! We learn drills and skills allowing skaters to pass a series of levels, we play various fun games, ...
Where: Onerahi Community Centre, Whangarei
Address: 130 Onerahi Road, Whangarei
From: 3:15pm on Thursday 9th February 2017
To: 4:15pm on Thursday 13th April 2017
1st Kamo Girls' Brigade
Girls' Brigade meets during term time from 6pm. We provide fun activities for girls aged 5 to 18 years who want to get the most out of life. Our weekly programme encourages girls to develop a range of physical, social, ...
Where: Saint John's Golden Church Centre, Whangarei
Address: 149 Kamo Rd, Kensington, Whangarei
From: 6:00pm on Thursday 23rd February 2017
To: 8:00pm on Thursday 16th November 2017
Public Roller Skating
Come along every Thursday for family-friendly exercise! No matter what your age you can have fun. We have skates in all sizes to hire if you need them, and a friendly atmosphere, so don't be shy. Drinks and snacks ...
Where: Portland Recreation Centre, Whangarei
Address: McGill Rd, Portland, Whangarei
From: 6:00pm on Friday 10th February 2017
To: 7:00pm on Thursday 30th November 2017
In Dialogue Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese ArT
An innovative exhibition showing work by staff and students from NorthTec’s Chinese partner college. In Dialogue features the work of tutors and former students from the Haikou College of Economics, working in ...
Where: Geoff Wilson Gallery, Whangarei
Address: NorthTec, 57 Raumanga Valley Road, Whangarei
From: 10:00am on Friday 3rd March 2017
To: 4:00pm on Thursday 30th March 2017
Beginner Hatha Yoga Classes With Helen
Authentic Yoga classes that nourish and rejuvenate mind, body and breath. - Build strength - Get more flexible - Improve posture - Develop awareness - Manage stress and overwhelm - Still the mind All ...
Where: Bahai Centre, Whangarei
Address: 82 Mill Rd, Whangarei
From: 11:00am on Wednesday 1st February 2017
To: 7:15pm on Thursday 13th April 2017
Exhibition Gallery: Waitangi Wahine
Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi. The Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi offers our visitors fascinating exhibitions and learning spaces that greatly enhance experiences of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. The Waitangi ...
Where: Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Paihia, Bay of Islands
Address: 1 Tau Henare Drive, Paihia, Bay of Islands
From: 9:00am on Wednesday 25th January 2017
To: 5:00pm on Friday 31st March 2017
Fade By Kathrin Simon
Since Fade was first exhibited in Sep/Oct 2016 at the Wallace Arts Centre (Pah Homestead) in Auckland is was enjoyed by more than 28,000 visitors and is featured in the current edition of the 'Art New Zealand' magazine. ...
Where: Whangarei Art Museum, Whangarei
Address: Town Basin, Dent Street, Whangarei
From: 10:00am on Monday 27th February 2017
To: 4:00pm on Sunday 2nd April 2017
Other & Beyond
The widely anticipated 'Other & Beyond' exhibition by sculptors Dell Pryor & Karen Irwin. Dell Pryor: Has been a working artist for 20 years. Pryor's life-size figurative sculptures grace private collections both ...
Where: Yvonne Rust Gallery, Whangarei
Address: 21 Selwyn Ave, Whangarei, Whangarei
From: 5:15pm on Thursday 23rd March 2017
To: 4:30pm on Wednesday 5th April 2017