The nineteenth century witnessed new immigrants, with an austere protestant belief coupled with a language (Gaelic) and culture arrive in the Waipu district. For the pilgrims a permanent home for the Gaelic speakers beckoned. Farming, Sundays at church, the establishment
Want to find out more about the Kauri Coast then Dargaville is an excellent place to base yourself. From heritage walks along the Northern Wairoa River to river cruises the importance of the massive Kaipara Harbour will be evident. There
Ngunguru is a blip on the highway disecting the community from the beach. Slow down, park by the beach and explore the small settlement of Ngunguru. There is a fascinating history of coal mining, of people foraging for seafood for
Tutukaka’s badge of honour is an enormous dive bottle marking the entrance to the marina. Together with a holiday park, motels and holiday homes visitors quickly realise they are visiting a classic summer beach place where jandals are the norm.