Kaitaia is a town in the Far North District of New Zealand, at the base of the Aupouri Peninsula, about 160 km northwest of Whangarei. It is the last major settlement on State Highway 1.
The name Kaitaia means ample food, kai being the Māori word for food.
A busy farming town, it also supports vineyards, and fruit growing - especially avocados. Like most rural towns Kaitaia has its very own annual Agricultural & Pastoral Show, well over a hundred years old and one of the oldest in New Zealand. more
Its Maori and European history is long and rich - with a strong Dalmatian community harking back to the days of the gum digging boom. The surrounding areas are home to many skilled craftspeople working in wood, pottery, paint, glass, ceramics, flax, bone, and greenstone.
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Mobile-friendly - Located in the centre of Kaitaia town in Northland. 25 spacious motel accommodation units to suit individuals, couples or families. All rooms have cooking facilities and you can get restaurant meals delivered 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.
Mobile-friendly - Barrier Air focus is on safety, outstanding customer service and reliability. We operate scheduled passenger and freight services from our two Auckland bases (Auckland International Airport and North Shore Aerodrome) to Great Barrier Island. Barrier Air is the only airline offering scheduled flight services between Auckland and Kaitaia. Barrier Air also offers competitive charter services throughout New Zealand.
Mobile-friendly - Affordable, comfortable tourist and family friendly accommodation in central Kaitaia. 16 spacious ground-floor units, some with tea/coffee facilities, fridges, ensuite and Freeview TV. Hidden away, our own special cultural centre “Te Ohonga – The Awakening”, our gathering place. Kaitaia famous around the world for the trip up 90 Mile Beach to play on the sand dunes at Te Paki.
Explore famous 90 Mile Beach, dramatic Cape Reinga plus a host of stunning & fascinating places off the beaten track at the very top of New Zealand.
Fern Ridge Hideaway is a luxurious holiday home & retreat located in the Maungataniwha Ranges, near Kaitaia. It's a brand-new, two-bedroom holiday home that can cater for between 2 and 4 guests at any one time. Fully self-sufficient, Fern Ridge Hideaway is environmentally friendly and an intimate location for a special romantic getaway, or an outdoor adventure with friends.
Mobile-friendly - Choose from hundreds of tracks and trails across New Zealand to walk, cycle, horse ride or more! Maps, photos, descriptions and all the information you need to find your next adventure, wherever you are. The NZ Walking Access Commission is the government’s expert agency on public access to the outdoors.
Mobile-friendly - The Ultimate 4 X 4 purpose built Truck/Bus experience. Cape Reinga via Ninety Mile Beach—fun-filled full-day tour departing Kaitaia 9:00 am daily. The tour includes places like the Ancient Kauri Kingdom, Wagener Park, Rarawa beach, Cape Reinga, Tapotupotu Bay, Te Paki Sand Dunes (toboggans on bus), Aupouri forest and much more - Adults $50, Children $25. Complimentary lunch included.
Experience NZ harbour-side family and pet friendly camping at Houhora Heads Holiday Park. This camp offers cabins and campsites (both power and non-powered) with spectacular views up the Houhora Harbour, or campsites in secluded spots beneath mature trees. Our guests love to relax in the pool or bbq area. A fishing mecca and Cape Reinga tour pick up spot.
Mobile-friendly - This motel is situated within a quiet, park like setting in Kaitaia. Offering 12 units with all but one on the ground floor. Serviced daily. Cooked and continental breakfast, dial-a-meal service to units, swimming pool, outdoor spa pool, children's play area, barbecue and more. Cape Reinga and Ninety-Mile Beach tours arranged.
Family park alongside Ninety Mile Beach at the Waipapakauri Ramp, 18 kilometres north of Kaitaia; pick-up point for Cape Reinga tours; ideal fishing and surfing beach. 80 tent sites and 40 power sites, 4 cabins, 14 en suite cabins. Modern facilities with communal kitchen, TV room, swimming pool, payphone, laundry, linen supplied, communal toilet/shower, mobility shower/toilet, baby bath. Kids playground.
Mobile-friendly - Experience the best of the Far North on this day trip with Sand Safaris. Highlights of the tour include Cape Reinga, sand boarding at Te Paki sand dunes, Tapotupotu Bay, a drive on 90 Mile Beach and more. Tour provides frequent stops, driver commentary, and lunch. Sand boards are provided. Departs once daily from Ahipara, Kaitaia or Awanui.
Mobile-friendly - The comfort and ideal location of Norfolk Motel and Campervan Park provide our guests with the perfect base to explore the many unique features of New Zealand's Far North. Accommodation includes 6 tastefully decorated and fully equipped motel units and 16 power sites for campervans. A seasonal swimming pool and child's play area also await our guests.
Cape Reinga via 90 Mile Beach Share our amazing Maori legends & Far North history. The tour includes places like the Ancient Kauri Kingdom, Wagener Park, Rarawa beach, Cape Reinga, Tapotupotu Bay, Te Paki Sand Dunes (toboggans on bus), 90 Mile Beach, Aupouri forest and much more.
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Naughty North Comedy Club
Naughty North Comedy Club is coming to Kaitaia! We've built our roots in Whangarei and are branching out the far North in style! Coming to the Kaitaia RSA this month are three of New Zealand's rising stars: Joe ...
Where: Far North (Kaitaia) RSA, Kaitaia, Far North
Address: 18 Matthews Ave, Kaitaia, Far North
From: 7:30pm on Saturday 30th March 2019
To: 9:30pm on Saturday 30th March 2019
Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show
Landslide is an Auckland based, live 5 piece band, who have been celebrating the music of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks all over the North Island for the past 6 years. Covering well-known classics from Fleetwood Mac ...
Where: Collards Bar, Kaitaia, Far North
Address: CNR SH1 & Whangatane Drive, Kaitaia, Kaitaia, Far North
From: 8:45pm on Friday 24th May 2019
To: 11:45pm on Friday 24th May 2019
Open Pantry Kai Run
We All Are One, are continuing to help the community by driving from the Far North township of Kaitaia to Wellsford. We are providing food items into local Pātaka Open Pantries through out the Farm North township and ...
Where: Northland Pantry Run, Kaitaia, Northland
Address: 45 North Road
From: 12:00pm on Friday 14th June 2019
To: 9:00pm on Sunday 16th June 2019