Verdant, vibrant and very diverse, Whangarei is a modern city set in a benevolent sub-tropical landscape. With a thriving arts community, cafés and restaurants serving the freshest of Northland produce and a climate that can bring on a BBQ at the drop of a hat, the people of Whangarei have something special to share. more
At the heart of the city centre is an attractive shopping mall, with creative copper trees among the greenery and a unique timeline cast in a series of bronze plaques that tell the local history as you wander through. For the shopper within, there is a choice from department stores to designer boutiques and, of course, plenty of local art.
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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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Botanica is a horticultural complex where the public can come and enjoy a colourful and exotic range of plants. The facility includes, a heated conservatory for tropical plants, a cactus house, an extensive fernery, a small Japanese style garden and a shade garden area.
Mobile-friendly - Guaranteed laughter while trying something new! With Bumper Ball you can bump into your mates while playing a variety of games. You just need at least 6 people and we'll come to you, and we're in 6 cities around NZ. Anyone from age 7 up can have a go. Minimum Rules, Maximum Fun!
Camp Waipu Cove is your perfect camping getaway. We are nestled at the southern end of beautiful Bream Bay, far from the bustle of towns and cities yet providing all your essential amenities. Nearby activities include swimming, surfing, fishing, diving, visiting thw Waipu Caves or the Waipu Museum, hiking and horse riding. A new "All weather and TV room".
Mobile-friendly - Range of warm, affordable units with full facilities including in-house video. Close to civic amenities and transport. Central location. Cooked/continental breakfast to units, conference facilities/equipment for up to 20 people, off-street parking. Swimming pool & spa pool, children's playground, trampoline and games room, barbecue, guest laundry.
Mobile-friendly - Cheviot Park Motor Lodge in Whangarei offers ground-floor Studio's, One-Bedroom Suites and furnished three-bedroom holiday houses. Features include Sky TV with 50+ channels including movies and sport, cartoon channel, Free WiFi, swimming pool, spa and BBQ area. Breakfast available. Accessibility Unit. Conference Facilities. Friendly management. All this only one kilometre from Whangarei City Centre.
Mobile-friendly - From local hot spots to popular attractions, there's always something to do when staying at Discovery Settlers. With a wide variety of accommodation options to cater for every travellers requirements, the hotel is perfectly placed for sight-seeing around sub-tropical Northland. Enjoy dining at the popular on-site Settlers Bar & Grill and FREE unlimited WiFi throughout the hotel.
Mobile-friendly - Conveniently located opposite the stunning Whangarei Marina and a few minutes walk from the city centre this Whangarei hotel is perfectly suited to both business and leisure travellers. All comfortable guest rooms and suites are air-conditioned and offer free unlimited WiFi and 50+ SKY TV channels. Restaurant, bar, indoor swimming pool, spa, gym and conference facilities are also available.
Our friendly team tailors the day to suit you; air-fills, equipment and retail sales, full equipment hire, professional crews and 364-day-a-year operations, PADI training for all levels. Purpose-built dive-boats take you to a site matching your ability, we help you enjoy your dives. With dramatic landscape, passionate people and stories that entwine the two, Dive! Tutukaka delivers a total experience.
Mobile-friendly - Far North Rentals are located in Kerikeri, Paihia, and Kaitaia, we offer a friendly customer orientated service aimed at making your visit as pleasant as possible. Our range of vehicles include small/medium/large sedans, people-movers (7/8 seats) and 12-seater vans. Pick-up and drop off can be arranged for Kaitaia/Kerikeri townships, Kaitaia/Kerikeri Airports, Paihia, Russell and Opua Marina.
Mobile-friendly - Flames International Hotel is ideal for those travelling for business or pleasure, and it offers the ultimate environment to relax & enjoy the surroundings. Located seven minutes from the Whangarei CBD, there's 21 superior studio rooms, fabulous restaurant dining, a multi award-winning chef, conference venue, stunning wedding and function facilities. The rooms also overlook the beautiful Whangarei Harbour.
Mobile-friendly - Auckland's Ultimate Sightseeing Adventure. Flight Hauraki is Auckland’s fixed wing scenic flight specialist. If you really want to see Auckland and the Hauraki Gulf there's no better way than from above. Our flights operate from North Shore Airfield and Waiheke Island Airfield, and we include amazing scenery that is almost impossible to see other than from above.
Explore Northland's unique natural history and heritage with us. Northland’s only captive Kiwi viewing, plus Tuatara, Gecko & more. Taonga Maori on display – treasured Korowai (cloak), jewellery, weapons and tools. Special exhibitions featured in the Whangarei Museum. Historic homestead, chapel & school. Relax and revive in our beautiful grounds. Close to quality cafes & only 6ks from city centre.
Mobile-friendly - ManaBus.com - the great new city to city express coach service. Fast, friendly and affordable. Five routes offer non-stop services between eight North Island cities: Auckland, Manukau, Hamilton, Rotorua, Taupo, Tauranga, Wellington and Whangarei. Purpose-built coaches feature air-conditioning and reclining leather seats, with free Wi-Fi and at-seat power and USB points for charging laptops, tablets and smartphones.
Come and see how New Zealand's only oil refinery works. Brand new interactive display where you can "tour" the refinery in 3D. A 130sqm scale model and dramatic 20-minute light and sound show reveal the innermost workings of this impressive site.
Looking for a rental car in Whangarei, either for touring the top of the North Island or heading further south? Look no further than the Whangarei branch of New Zealand Rent a Car. We have competitive and negotiable rates. Good cars, good service, good value! Maximise your vacation time in a rental car from New Zealand Rent a Car.
Mobile-friendly - With NZ TOUR 4 U, you can pick where you would like to visit, what you want to do we'll help you to tailor a perfect adventure. We're one of the first tourist companies to offer complete freedom and control to you. We provide guided tours all over New Zealand with a personal driver exclusive to you and your group.
Come on board the Perfect Day, a purpose built multi-deck cruise boat with all facilities. We'll take you on a tour to show you the splendour of the Poor Knights Islands, including a visit right inside the world's largest sea cave. Enjoy kayaking or snorkelling whilst a delicious buffet lunch is prepared.
Mobile-friendly - Luxury accommodation set on a 100-acre private coastal estate nestled between a backdrop of outstanding native bush and breathtaking views over the Northland Coast. As the estate's only guest, relax in the architecturally designed executive retreat, swim in your own secluded cove, walk the surrounding coastal trails or enjoy the many activities in Northland using Taiharuru as your base.
Situated by Parihaka Scenic Reserve, and with native bush-clad hills as our backdrop and a lovely river running just behind us, the peace and tranquillity will have you feeling like you are miles away from anywhere. Our modern open-plan rooms are the perfect home away from home setup with stunning views of the NZ Scenic Reserve.
Mobile-friendly - Surrounded by beautiful scenery and activities, you won't be short of things to see and do during your escape to Whananaki Holiday Park. Whether it be relaxing on surf or tranquil beaches, kayaking on the estuary, hiking or fishing, there is something for everyone. The local beach store is right next door with everyday supplies, takeaways and dive fills.
Mobile-friendly - Whangarei Falls Holiday Park is a small park in semi rural location; 200m walk to Whangarei Falls scenic reserve and sports park; easy bush walk to Kauri Park (3km) and Whangarei city (5km). They offer basic backpacker accommodation, Standard cabins or tree-shaded power sites available. Park amenities include: free showers, fully equipped kitchen, laundry room.
Mobile-friendly - Mouth-watering delicacies for all occasions; from weddings to corporate functions, from small luncheons to large celebrations - we design the perfect menu to complement your event. Experience the culinary expertise, the creative flair and the dedication to excellence that is the hallmark of Absolute Caterers; your event catering specialists.
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Festival of Motorsport - All About Solar Pwr & Electric Cars
An after 5 presentation where you'll pick up hints, tips, tricks and more about Solar Power and Electric Cars. Promising to be an interesting evening!
Where: Northland Regional Council, Whangarei
Address: 36 Water St, Whangarei
From: 5:30pm on Wednesday 26th April 2017
To: 7:30pm on Wednesday 26th April 2017
Festival of Motorsport - Rally Car Service Area
Come along and see the rally cars being prepped for the big event! This is where our local students get a chance to work alongside the international crews - what an opportunity!
Where: NorthTec Future Trades, Whangarei
Address: 19 Dyer Street, Whangarei
From: 8:00am on Wednesday 26th April 2017
To: 8:00pm on Friday 28th April 2017
Educational movies are held here each month. Sometimes they are about the environment, others are about animals or people or food or society etc. They are always informative and there are always people to talk with about ...
Where: The Old Stone Butter Factory, Whangarei
Address: 8 Butter Factory Lane, Whangarei
From: 6:30pm on Wednesday 31st August 2016
To: 8:30pm on Wednesday 25th October 2017
Easter Holiday Clay Face Masks
Make the face of a favorite pet, friend, family member or yourself in clay.
Where: Quarry Arts Centre, Whangarei
Address: 21 Selwyn Ave, Whangarei
From: 2:00pm on Wednesday 26th April 2017
To: 4:00pm on Wednesday 26th April 2017
Huanui College April 2017 Holiday Programme
Huanui College Holiday Programmes have become a popular place for children to spend their holidays. Qualified teachers and an NZ Author have created fun, educational programmes with various content for your child. ...
Where: Huanui College, Whangarei
Address: 328 Ngunguru Rd, Glenbervie, Whangarei
From: 9:00am on Tuesday 18th April 2017
To: 3:00pm on Friday 28th April 2017
Limit:less Art Exhibition
Artworks created by inmates from Ngawha Prison will go on display at an exhibition at NorthTec’s Geoff Wilson Gallery next month. The exhibition, entitled Limit:less, is the result of a collaboration between the ...
Where: Geoff Wilson Gallery, Whangarei
Address: NorthTec, 57 Raumanga Valley Road, Whangarei
From: 10:00am on Friday 7th April 2017
To: 4:00pm on Thursday 4th May 2017
The Topp Twins Heading for the Hills
New Zealand’s well-loved national treasures, The Topp Twins, are hitting the road on April’s Fools Day bringing their original style of merriment, mayhem and mirth to the regions. The country’s hills will be alive ...
Where: Forum North, Whangarei
Address: Rust Ave, Whangarei
From: 8:00pm on Thursday 27th April 2017
To: 10:30pm on Thursday 27th April 2017
Barking Mad Fun School Holiday Programme
Hop along to the Library and have a roaring good time. Walk on the wild side during the school holidays and celebrate animals of all kinds - even the mythical ones. There will be some special guest stars from our ...
Where: Whangarei Central Library, Whangarei
Address: 5 Rust Avenue, Whangarei
From: 10:00am on Tuesday 18th April 2017
To: 11:00am on Thursday 27th April 2017
Teen Breakfast Club
Maker Space school holiday programme: Tweens and Teens have breakfast at the Library, relax with your friends, try different new challenges, new crafts, play games, share your ideas and let your creativity shine. ...
Where: Whangarei Central Library, Whangarei
Address: 5 Rust Avenue, Whangarei
From: 9:30am on Wednesday 19th April 2017
To: 12:00pm on Friday 28th April 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