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  • Ngaiotonga
  • Cape Reinga Lighthouse
  • Home of the first British resident
  • Dame Whina Cooper
  • Images of Omapere
  • Time to refine
  • Family Trips to the beach
  • Droving and driving
  • Tane Moana - Largest East Coast Kauri
  • Sink the Canterbury
  • This place called Kaeo

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This is a unique, ‘grass roots’ forum where you can share your stories, experiences and knowledge about places in Northland. Browse the site to learn more about the region’s cultural history, and the stories and experiences of others.

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Hatea River Walk

Hatea River Walk

I walk. It’s how I shake my stress off. My favourite walk is along a section of the Hatea River Walkway which is actually 4 kilometres from the beginning at the Town Basin to the end at Whangarei Falls. The section I love to walk is from Whareora Road (off Mill Road) to Mair Park, where you can po…

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Pawarenga Church
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Pawarenga Church

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Old Ngunguru School
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