Only half an hour north-east of Whangarei, Tutukaka is the gateway to the Poor Knights Islands marine reserve. The Islands, 25km off shore, have been rated by the famous Jacques Cousteau as one of the top-ten dive sites in the world - the water is known for its clarity and an abundance of sea life. Sea currents and visibility up to 30 metres underwater allow the diver, (and kayaker or snorkeler) to see a highly-populated, rich and diverse tapestry of marine life. more
Famous in their own right for an abundance of flora, fauna, bird life and reptilia that have evolved in glorious isolation for over two million years, the Poor Knights stand sentinel over a marine reserve of spectacular topography, extraordinary diversity and unique life forms.
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Mobile-friendly - Maunga Iti, is a large bush block just inland from the stunning Tutukaka coastline. An easy 2 1/4 hour drive from Auckland, this delectable slice of kiwi paradise makes the perfect escape for weary city folk looking to recharge and relax. Perfect for couples, the luxury tent sits on a hill with a dreamy view overlooking bush and ocean.
Mobile-friendly - Award-winning Dive! Tutukaka, New Zealand’s largest dive charter company delivering the best sub-tropical diving in the world. Our five ocean-going vessels take over 12,000 people to The Poor Knights Islands every year. Offering air-fills, equipment and retail sales, full equipment hire, professional crews, 364-day-a-year operations, PADI training for all levels. Purpose-built dive-boats take you to a site matching your ability.
Mobile-friendly - Nestled in mature, secluded grounds, the house sits just 200 metres from Kowharewa Bay beach on the beautiful Tutukaka Coast, the gateway to the famous Poor Knights. Kowhai Lodge contains all modern conveniences, including a spa pool, petanque and lawn croquet ground, barbeque and is maintained to a high standard by the owners all year round.
Mobile-friendly - New Zealand's most spectacular holiday resort, only 30 minutes from Whangarei and two-and-a-half hours from Auckland. The resort overlooks the whole of Tutukaka Harbour, with breathtaking, panoramic ocean views across to the Poor Knights and the Hen and Chicken Islands. Nearby activities include swimming, boating, fishing, surfing, scuba diving, sightseeing and more. Simply relax or explore the amazing Tutukaka coastline.
Perfect Day Ocean Cruise offers the ultimate non-diving Poor Knights experience, with sight-seeing, kayaking, cave explorations, snorkeling, swimming, snippets of fascinating history and Island facts and great food. The boat is incredibly well fitted-out, with plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, upstairs viewing, plenty of facilities and the fabulous 'fish cam' live video streaming underwater shots right into the boat.
Mobile-friendly - Exposing you to New Zealand’s new beauty through active outdoor tours: All inclusive multi-day adventures • Family friendly day tours • Private tours • Complete custom itineraries for those wanting something a little bit different!
Mobile-friendly - Welcome to The Sands Motel situated next to the beautiful white sandy beach and pohutukawa trees of Whangaumu Bay on the picturesque Tutukaka Coast. The prime beachfront location allows you to experience the Kiwi dream of a holiday house at the beach. Spacious motel accommodation with outside deck, 2 bedrooms, lounge and full kitchen and relaxing garden surroundings.
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 - For an exclusive, exhilarating sail or relaxing cruise from Russell, Paihia or Kerikeri, this is the best way to see the stunning Bay of Islands. Swimming, snorkeling, dolphins, island stopovers, beach walks, beverages and delicious cuisine are part of the adventure. A modern 18 metre high performance, spacious sailing yacht, Zindabar is available for private day, overnight and extended cruises.
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Aroha Music Society – Duo Col Legno
Yoshiko Tsuruta (marimba), Heleen du Plessis (cello) Duo Col Legno was formed in 2014 to perform the NZ premiere of Peter Klatzow’s “A Sense of place” at the Adam Concert Room, Te Kōkī: New Zealand School of ...
Where: Turner Centre, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
Address: 43 Cobham Rd, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
From: 7:30pm on Thursday 23rd May 2019
To: 9:00pm on Thursday 23rd May 2019
Stumper Quiz Night
Where: Paihia Ex-Services Club , Paihia, Bay of Islands
Address: 1 Joyces Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands
From: 7:00pm on Thursday 23rd May 2019
To: 9:00pm on Thursday 23rd May 2019
Thirsty Thursday Jam Night
The very first Jam Night at Butters will be kicking off on the 23rd of May. And we're going to come back every fortnight for more! Hosted by Sharmel Cook & “The Jam Bandits” bringing you live music to jam along ...
Where: The Old Stone Butter Factory, Whangarei
Address: 8 Butter Factory Lane, Whangarei
From: 7:00pm on Thursday 23rd May 2019
To: 11:59pm on Thursday 20th June 2019
Weber Bros Circus
Having completed a year-long tour of NZ on the back of their last highly acclaimed world tour, Weber Bros Circus is proud to continue their most exciting and thrilling production yet - adrenaline! Compiling some of ...
Where: William Fraser Memorial Park, Whangarei
Address: Riverside Drive, Whangarei
From: 7:30pm on Thursday 16th May 2019
To: 11:59pm on Sunday 26th May 2019
The Duo Coco play acoustic blues, rock, reggae with a little pop and country thrown in, Jane Hoani is one of NZ top female blues guitarist accompanied by Henry Hoani on acoustic guitar, lead vocal, stomp box, and bass ...
Where: Rayz On the Bay, Paihia, Bay of Islands
Address: 50 Marsden Rd, Paihia, Bay of Islands
From: 5:00pm on Thursday 16th May 2019
To: 8:00pm on Thursday 4th July 2019
Reireis School of Reggae
Come and take a class at Reireis school of Reggae. No musical experience necessary, Reirei will show you how its done. Sit back and listen to the master or pick up a musical instrument and join in. Every Thursday ...
Where: Thirty30, Paihia, Bay of Islands
Address: 16, Kings Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands
From: 8:00pm on Thursday 21st March 2019
To: 11:00pm on Thursday 5th September 2019
1st Kamo Girls' Brigade
Girls' Brigade meets during term time from 6pm until 7.45 pm. 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 ...
Where: Saint John's Golden Church Centre, Whangarei
Address: 149 Kamo Rd, Kensington, Whangarei
From: 6:00pm on Thursday 21st February 2019
To: 7:45pm on Thursday 7th November 2019
Zumba Fitness with Ting
Yas!!! Another opportunity tonight at WADPA at 7pm to get our happy fix and feel awesome afterwards. Join me and together we will do that and more!
Where: Whangarei Academy of Dance & Performing Arts, Whangarei
Address: 29 Commerce St, Whangarei
From: 7:00pm on Thursday 2nd May 2019
To: 8:00pm on Thursday 30th May 2019
Bank St Yoga
Yoga with Radhe - teacher of yoga, relaxation and mediation for more than 35 years. General class to cater to participants of mixed ability, making it totally manageable for most. Work at your own level. Includes ...
Where: Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu, Whangarei
Address: 151 Bank Street
From: 5:15pm on Thursday 2nd May 2019
To: 6:30pm on Thursday 26th September 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: 8:30pm on Friday 24th May 2019
To: 11:30pm on Friday 24th May 2019