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.
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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 Mysky enabled including movies and sport, cartoon channel, Free WiFi, swimming pool, private spa room and BBQ area. Breakfast available. Accessibility Unit. Conference Facilities. Friendly management. All this only one kilometre from Whangarei City Centre.
Mobile-friendly - Comfort Hotel Flames 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.
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Conveniently located close to the heart of Whangarei city. Large, clean and comfortable units, cool and breezy during Summer and warm and cozy during Winter, provide the perfect base for your Northland business trips and holiday getaways. Spacious, fully self-contained Studio and One-Bedroom units. Small, well-equipped Conference Room and Meeting Room facility.
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.
Come and try your hand at Indoor Mini Golf. Our brand new 18-hole course has seven amazing themes from our very own Glow Worm Caves right through to the Ancient Ruins. Come and check it out for yourself and bring the family along!
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.
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Mobile-friendly - HeadsUp Adventures is Northland's new downhill mountain bike trail park is also home to New Zealand's first monster scooters. Adventure for the whole family. Come and check out our awesome funky cafe on the hill too!!! Mountain bike tracks have now opened, scooter tracks opening 16th February. Contact us for more info!
Mobile-friendly - 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.
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Closest motel to Whangarei Airport, near City centre and adjacent Riverside Marina. Marina Court is a traditional Kiwi-style motel with 1 and 2 bedroom units as well as open plan studio units, all with self‑contained kitchenette facilities. Motel acommodation with price to suit everyone. Comfortable accommodation, with splash of brand new thrown in. Perfect location should your boat need repairs.
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.
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Technohackers Tuesday Robotics Group
The Technohackers Robotics Group is all about building and programming your own robot. We do most of our work from scratch. No shiny off the shelf robots here. Technohackers all start not knowing what they are doing. ...
Where: Whangarei Club, Whangarei
Address: 18 Rust Ave, Whangarei
From: 6:00pm on Tuesday 15th May 2018
To: 8:00pm on Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Zumba with Del
Anybody can take a Zumba class. And I am not kidding! All you need is the will to move. Whether you’ve got zero coordination, two left feet, or have been a dancer all your life, there’s plenty of fun to be had. ...
Where: Kamo War Memorial Hall, Whangarei
Address: Cnr Boswell and Grant Sts, Kamo, Whangarei
From: 6:00pm on Monday 4th June 2018
To: 7:00pm on Tuesday 26th June 2018
Yoga With Graeme Lockett
Glenbervie School has been hosting yoga classes in its fantastic hall for many years now. The Yoga lessons are primarily targeted at beginners but over the years the regulars have advanced and classes are taught at a ...
Where: Glenbervie Primary School, Whangarei
Address: 151 Ngunguru Rd, Glenbervie, Whangarei
From: 6:00pm on Tuesday 26th September 2017
To: 7:30pm on Tuesday 18th December 2018
Rhian Wood Hill: Rhian-vested
Loveable hot mess and award-winning comedian Rhian Wood-Hill takes a lot of gambles. Sometimes he knows what he’s doing. On stage and at the poker table Wood-Hill has charm, wit, and thorough analysis ensuring his ...
Where: The Old Stone Butter Factory, Whangarei
Address: 8 Butter Factory Lane, Whangarei
From: 8:00pm on Wednesday 20th June 2018
To: 9:00pm on Wednesday 20th June 2018
Come and support an impressive line-up of local schools from your community for one-night only at Forum North! Showquest is a new performing arts competition for schools and students years 1-13. It’s a nationwide ...
Where: Forum North, Whangarei
Address: Rust Ave, Whangarei
From: 7:00pm on Wednesday 20th June 2018
To: 9:00pm on Wednesday 20th June 2018
‘Ma te wai, ka ora tonu ngā mea katoa!’ Through water, all things live! Water gives life to all things! New Zealand is surrounded by oceans and sea and is home to many rivers and inland waterways. This ...
Where: Geoff Wilson Gallery, Whangarei
Address: NorthTec, 57 Raumanga Valley Road, Whangarei
From: 4:00pm on Thursday 3rd May 2018
To: 4:00pm on Friday 22nd June 2018
Toastmasters is a worldwide programme where people improve their leadership and communication skills and learn how to speak in public in a safe, supportive club environment. Toastmasters learn by: - Practising ...
Where: Maunu Masonic Village Hall, Whangarei
Address: 224 Maunu Rd, Whangarei
From: 7:00pm on Wednesday 17th January 2018
To: 9:00pm on Wednesday 5th December 2018
Rosie Parsonson - Eye Candy
Rosie Parsonson's eagerly awaited solo show - Eye Candy. This breathtaking body of contemporary works by our ridiculously talented local heroine features large and small scale paintings along with a limited edition ...
Where: Megan Dickinson Gallery, Whangarei
Address: 12 Rust Ave, Whangarei
From: 10:00am on Wednesday 20th June 2018
To: 1:00pm on Saturday 7th July 2018
He Kakano - Ahau Photography Exhibition
He Kakano Ahau Whangarei - a project of our People is an photography project that uses the art of visual storytelling to share the stories of the Whangarei community. Created by students from the Salvation Army Alt ...
Where: The Shutter Room, Whangarei
Address: 9 Rust Avenue, Whangarei
From: 12:00pm on Wednesday 20th June 2018
To: 2:00pm on Saturday 14th July 2018
Here, Now, Next: Cracked Ink
Whangarei Art Museum is pleased to present, Here, now, next: Cracked Ink. a large-scale mural installation wrapping the walls of the Younghusband gallery. Originally from the UK, Cracked Ink, has been involved in both ...
Where: Whangarei Art Museum, Whangarei
Address: Town Basin, Dent Street, Whangarei
From: 10:00am on Monday 11th June 2018
To: 4:00pm on Sunday 26th August 2018