Dargaville is a town in the North Island of New Zealand. It is situated on the bank of the Northern Wairoa River in Northland. The town is located 55 kilometres southwest of Whangarei.
Each year it hosts such events as the Northland Agricultural Field Days, and several major surfcasting and trout-fishing competitions.
Explore the history of the North and Kaipara Harbour in Dargaville Museum. Here you will find relics from many of the area's shipwrecks. more
Tokatoka Peak (the core of a volcano 180 metres high) is situated just south of Dargaville and is a 20-minute climb. For the more adventurous there is Maungaraho Rock. Allow 30 minutes for the climb to the summit which is 221 metres high.
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Mobile-friendly - Highfield Forest Retreat is set amongst mature native forest on the edge of Highfield Farm. The site features a luxury tent, beautiful kauri hut and an outdoor bath. Just 2.5 hours from Auckland, it makes a great weekend glamping escape.
Walk through kauri and rimu forest to four tall kauri trees growing extremely close together. The walk is a short, one-way loop that takes you through kauri and rimu vegetation to see the 'Four Sisters', an impressive stand of four tall and graceful kauri trees growing extremely close together.
Northlands premier west coast Holiday Park, set on two idyllic hectares of parkland, surrounded by native bush with river boundaries. This is the perfect Northland accommodation base from which to enjoy our spectacular kauri forests. Just 5km away from Trounson Kauri Park and 30km to the Waipoua Forest, home of legendary Tane Mahuta – the giant of the forest.
Mobile-friendly - Set in 10 acres of rural landscaped grounds with excellent facilities, Matakohe Holiday Park offers a great range of warm and affordable accommodation options, an adventure playground for children, BBQ area etc. Our clean, cosy holiday-park is the ideal place to relax and unwind. Soak up the breath-taking views of the Kaipara Harbour. Right in the heart of picturesque Northland.
Paparoa Motor Camp is set in quiet rural area, walking distance to picturesque village, shopping facilities, store, service station, restaurant, friendly country pub, takeaways, cafe, antiques, bush walks, 10 min drive to Kauri Museum & 5 min to Pahi boat ramp & beach. 35 min to Dargaville & Whangarei. Plenty to see & do.
Take a 20-minute walk in Waipoua Forest to view the world’s second largest living kauri 'Te Matua Ngahere'. You get an opportunity to experience many aspects of this dynamic forest system. The forest type varies from almost pure kauri stands to mixed podocarp/hardwood, with kauri grass, kiekie, neinei and ferns in the understorey.
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Seminar - Tax and Land Transactions
Join us for an informative session including: - When the sale of land is subject to income tax - Recent changes to the “bright-line” test - Understanding how the “bright-line” test interfaces with other income ...
Where: Northern Wairoa Memorial Park, Dargaville, Kaipara
Address: Logan St, Dargaville, Kaipara
From: 11:00am on Friday 20th September 2019
To: 12:30pm on Friday 20th September 2019
Winter Wonderland is a free event put on my Kaipara Tamariki Collective. On the day there will be face painting, short movies (about 10 minutes long) put on by the ANZAC Theatre, free sausage sizzle and hot ...
Where: Dargaville Town Hall, Dargaville, Kaipara
Address: 37 Hokianga Rd, Dargaville, Kaipara
From: 10:30am on Sunday 22nd September 2019
To: 1:00pm on Sunday 22nd September 2019