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Bulrush Lake (Northland)

Bulrush Lake is a small lake on the Aupouri Peninsula in the Northland Region of New Zealand. It has a wetland area at its southwest end, but no outlet.

                                               

Cape Brett Peninsula

Cape Brett Peninsula, is a peninsula on the northern North Island of New Zealand. It is 15 km long. The head of the peninsula is Cape Brett; a promontory which extends north into the Pacific Ocean at the eastern end of the Bay of Islands. Cape Br ...

                                               

Cavalli Islands

The Cavalli Islands are a small group of islands near Whangaroa on Northlands East Coast in northern New Zealand. They lie 3 kilometres to the east of Matauri Bay on the mainland. The group consists of the island of Motukawanui area 3.55 km 2 1.3 ...

                                               

Glenbervie, New Zealand

Glenbervie is a settlement in Northland, New Zealand. The city of Whangarei lies to the southwest, and the localities of Kiripaka and Ngunguru to the northeast. The Glenbervie Forest is north of the settlement.

                                               

Great Exhibition Bay

Great Exhibition Bay is a 30-kilometre wide embayment close to the northernmost tip of New Zealands North Island. It lies on the east coast of the Aupouri Peninsula in the Northland Region. The large natural inlet of Parengarenga Harbour lies at ...

                                               

Half Mile Lagoon

Half Mile Lagoon is a lake in the Northland Region of New Zealand. It is located 5 km to the northwest of Ngataki. Half Mile Lagoon once covered an area of 36000 square metres, however the largest of the remaining pools was only approximately 100 ...

                                               

Henderson Bay

Henderson Bay is a bay on the Aupouri Peninsula, near the very top of the North Island in New Zealand. It is on the eastern side of the peninsula next to the Pacific Ocean and 7 km off New Zealand State Highway 1, 66 km south of Cape Reinga and 1 ...

                                               

Hihi, New Zealand

Hihi or Hihi Beach is a village and rural community in the Far North District and Northland Region of New Zealands North Island. The local Waitetoki Marae is a meeting place for the local Ngāti Kahu hapū of Ngāti Ruaiti. Unlike many other marae, ...

                                               

Mount Hikurangi (Northland)

Although not as prominent as its eastern namesake, Northlands Mount Hikurangi is also of note. At 625 metres, this peak overlooks central Northland and is a prominent peak on the skyline at the Bay of Islands, the site of the first permanent Euro ...

                                               

Horeke basalts

The Horeke basalts is a disused formation that contained Miocene-Pliocene basalt lava flows that covered a large area in central Northland Region of New Zealand, and in places forms a high plateau around Okaihau. Wairere Boulders is a nature park ...

                                               

Kaikohe Hill

Kaikohe Hill is a 282 m high basaltic scoria cone, in the Kaikohe-Bay of Islands volcanic field in New Zealand. It is on the western edge of the town of Kaikohe.

                                               

Kaikohe-Bay of Islands volcanic field

Kaikohe-Bay of Islands volcanic field is located in the Northland Region of New Zealand, near Kaikohe. It contains around 12 small basaltic scoria cones, and a rhyolite dome, which erupted between 500.000 and 60.000 years ago.

                                               

Kaingaroa, Northland

Kaingaroa is a locality in Northland, New Zealand. It lies on state highway 10 north east of Awanui and south west of Doubtless Bay. The New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage gives a translation of "long area of land" for Kāingaroa.

                                               

Karetu

Karetu is a community in the Northland Region of the North Island of New Zealand. Kawakawa is to the west, and Waikare is northeast. The Karetu River flows from the Russell Forest in the southeast through Karetu, and joins the Kawakawa River shor ...

                                               

Kauri, New Zealand

Kauri is a locality in Northland, New Zealand. State Highway 1 passes through the area. Kamo is to the south, and Hikurangi is to the north. Mt Parakiore is a volcanic dome rising 391 metres to the southwest. It is about one million years old, an ...

                                               

Kokopu, New Zealand

Kokopu School is a coeducational full primary years 1-8 school with a decile rating of 9 and a roll of 95. The school was established in 1914, and for the first twenty years it operated half-time, sharing its teacher with Kara School.

                                               

Lake Morehurehu

Lake Morehurehu is a dune lake in the Northland Region of New Zealand. It is located to the northeast of Te Kao on the Aupouri Peninsula. The lake has 3 separate stream inlets, the lake discharges from the southeastern end of the lake through a w ...

                                               

Lake Ngatu

Lake Ngatu is a dune lake in the Northland Region of New Zealand. It is located to the northwest of Awanui, near Waipapakauri. Lake Ngatu has no inlets or outlets. The lake catchment is primarily manuka/kanuka scrub and fenced pasture. There are ...

                                               

Lake Rotokawau (Aupouri Peninsula)

Lake Rotokawau is a dune lake on the Aupouri Peninsula the Far North, New Zealand. The name is also used for lakes in the Kaipara District, Chatham Islands, in Bay of Plenty and near Lake Waikare in Waikato. Lake Rotokawau is near Rotokawau Road, ...

                                               

Lake Rotoroa (Northland)

Lake Rotoroa is a dune lake in the Northland Region of New Zealand. It is located to the west of Awanui. Lake Rotoroa is one of the larger lakes of the Sweetwater group of lakes. The lake has no defined inflows or outflows. The lake catchment is ...

                                               

Lake Taharoa

Lake Taharoa is located in the Northland Region of New Zealand near Ripiro Beach. There is also a lake of the same name in the Waikato region. Lake Taharoa is a freshwater dune lake, part of the Kai Iwi lakes group. Lake Taharoa is one of the lar ...

                                               

Lake Te Kahika

Lake Te Kahika is a dune lake located on the Aupouri Peninsula in the Northland Region of New Zealand. It is one of the countrys northernmost lakes. Lake Te Kahika was formed by a stream system impounded by dunes. The lake is shaped with two arms ...

                                               

Maromaku

Maromaku is a locality in the Northland Region of the North Island of New Zealand. State Highway 1 passes just to the east. Kawakawa is north, and Towai is southeast.

                                               

Matapouri

Matapouri is a coastal settlement in Northland, New Zealand. It is 35 km north-east of Whangarei. Matapōuri Marae is a meeting ground for Ngāti Rehua, Ngāti Toki-ki-te-Moananui of Ngātiwai, and Te Whānau a Rangiwhaakahu of Te Āki Tai. It includes ...

                                               

Matarau

Matarau is a locality in Northland, New Zealand. Kamo is to the southeast. The area is changing from farmland to lifestyle blocks. The name "Matarau" means many points or many spears.

                                               

Maungataniwha Range

The Maungataniwha Range is a volcanic mountain range located in Northland Region of New Zealand. The Mangamukas, as it is known by the local residents and many Northlanders because of the name of the settlement and river on the southern side, sep ...

                                               

Mitimiti

Mitimiti is a small settlement in Northland, New Zealand. It lies close to the Warawara Forest, between the mouths of the Whangape Harbour and Hokianga Harbour on Northlands west coast, 44 km west of Kohukohu. The name "Mitimiti" is thought to co ...

                                               

Moerewa

Moerewa is a small town in the Northland Region of the North Island of New Zealand. It is located close to the Bay of Islands five kilometres to the west of Kawakawa. The population was 1431 in the 2013 Census, a decrease of 102 from 2006. The to ...

                                               

Motatau

Motatau or Mōtatau is a locality in the Northland Region of the North Island of New Zealand. Maromaku is to the east. The Taikirau Stream flows from east through Motatau and then runs northwest to join the Waiharakeke Stream. The name is Māori fo ...

                                               

Motukawanui Island

Motukawanui Island is the largest of the Cavalli Islands, and is located approximately four kilometres northeast of Matauri Bay, north of the Bay of Islands in northern New Zealand. The island has an area of 355 ha

                                               

Mount Manaia

Mount Manaia is a dominant landmark approximately 30 kilometres southeast of Whangarei city on the Whangarei Heads peninsula. Standing 420 metres, the summit offers outstanding views of the Marsden Point Oil Refinery, Bream Bay and the Hauraki Gu ...

                                               

Ngataki

Ngataki is a community on the Aupouri Peninsula in Northland, New Zealand. State Highway 1 runs through the area. To the east is Rarawa Beach, a mile-long strip of clean silver sand, gently shelving and backed by sand dunes. To the north-east is ...

                                               

Ngawha Springs

Ngawha Springs is a small settlement approximately five kilometres east of the town of Kaikohe, Northland in New Zealand. It is the location of hot water springs that reputedly have therapeutic properties for those who bathe in teir waters, and i ...

                                               

Nukutawhiti

Nukutawhiti is a village and rural community in the Whangarei District and Northland Region of New Zealands North Island. It is located on State Highway 15, south of Tautoro and north of Pakotai. The local Parahaki Marae and Parahaki meeting hous ...

                                               

Oakleigh, New Zealand

Oakleigh is a settlement 23 km south of Whangarei in the Whangarei District of the Northland Region of New Zealand, on the main highway and the North Auckland Line. Ihe place was named after a grove of several large oak trees there, as the new Po ...

                                               

Oakura, Northland

Ōakura is a small coastal settlement in the Whangarei District and Northland Region of New Zealands North Island. The local Mōkau Marae and Huruiki meeting house is a meeting place of the Ngātiwai hapū of Te Uri o Hikihiki. The hapū also has anot ...

                                               

Ohaeawai

Ohaeawai is a small village at the junction of State Highway 1 and State Highway 12 in the Far North District of New Zealand, some 250 km from Auckland. The town of Kaikohe is 10.4 km to the west, and the Bay of Islands is a short drive to the ea ...

                                               

Omanaia

Omanaia is a settlement in the Hokianga area of Northland, New Zealand. The New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage gives a translation of "place of Manaia" for Ōmanaia. In the 1830s, the Omanaia Maori chief Papahurihia led a nationalist mo ...

                                               

Oromahoe

Oromahoe is a locality in Northland, New Zealand. It lies on state highway 10. Oromāhoe Marae and Ngāti Kawa meeting house are a meeting ground for the local Ngāpuhi hapū of Ngāti Kawa and Ngāti Rāhiri.

                                               

Oruaiti

Oruaiti is a locality in Northland, New Zealand. It lies on state highway 10. Mangonui lies to the west, and Whangaroa Harbour to the east. The New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage gives a translation of "place of small pit" for Ōruaiti.

                                               

Otaua

Otaua or Ōtaua is a rural community in the Far North District and Northland Region of New Zealands North Island. Local Pukerātā or Ōtaua a Marae is a meeting place of Ngāpuhi Hapu of Ngai Tāwake and Ngaitu those Auru / Ngaitu. It includes the mee ...

                                               

Pahi, New Zealand

Pahi is a settlement in Northland, New Zealand. It is at the end of a peninsula in the Kaipara Harbour, bounded by inlets to the Paparoa Creek to the west and the Pahi River to the east. Paparoa is 6 km to the north, and Matakohe is 4 km to the n ...

                                               

Pakotai

Pakotai is a locality in the Mangakahia River Valley of Northland, New Zealand. Kaikohe is about 37 km to the north, and Maungatapere is about 34 km to the south east. Copper was mined at Pakotai from 1947 to 1951.

                                               

Pamapuria

Pamapuria School is a coeducational full primary years 1-8 school with a decile rating of 2 and a roll of 152 in 2009. In 2012, the schools deputy principal, James Parker, was arrested under, and pleaded guilty to, 49 charges of child molestation ...

                                               

Panguru

Panguru is a community in the northern Hokianga harbour, in Northland, New Zealand. The Whakarapa Stream flows from the Panguru Range in the Warawara Forest to the west, through Panguru and into the Hokianga.

                                               

Parakao

Parakao is a village and rural community in the Whangarei District and Northland Region of New Zealands North Island. It is located on State Highway 15, southeast of Pakotai and northwest of Titoki. The local Parakao Marae and Te Aroha-Parakao me ...

                                               

Pataua

Pataua is a settlement in Northland Region, New Zealand. It lies at the mouth of the Pataua River on the Pacific Ocean. Pataua North and Pataua South are separated by a footbridge over the estuary. In the 2006 New Zealand Census, the Pataua-Whare ...

                                               

Peria, Northland

Peria or Pēria is a locality in Northland, New Zealand. It lies south of Taipa and east of Kaitaia. The area was once known as Oruru Valley. Wiremu Hoani Taua, who later became the first Maori person to be appointed as the head teacher of a nativ ...

                                               

Pipiwai

Pipiwai or Pīpīwai is a locality in the Te Horo valley in Northland, New Zealand. Whangarei is about 35 km to the southeast. Titoki is about 16 km to the south. There are few jobs in the area, and most adults are either on benefits or commute to ...

                                               

Poroti

Poroti is a locality in Northland, New Zealand. Titoki is about 7 km to the west, and Maungatapere is about 8 km east. Around Poroti are a large number of orchards growing avocado. There are also a number of flower growing operations growing Sand ...