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Notoriety, Kaipara Harbour, home of shipwrecks

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NOTORIOUS KAIPARA HARBOUR

  • Kaipara Harbour, second largest in New Zealand with a notorious bar across the Dargaville River mouth. There are accounts of over 110 shipwrecks.
  • By area the largest harbour in the world
  • Kauri forests floated to their death on the Kaipara Harbour
  • Backwater of estuaries, mudflats and swirling swift currents

Strong brown swift flowing rivers, Northern Wairoa, Otamatea, Oruawharo, Tauhoa channel and Kaipara rich in sediment create estuarine worlds in the Kaipara.

The rivers are beautiful in their dense, opaque ‘don’t mess with me’ appearance. Peer down into the depths and wonder about the stories the rivers, the harbour could tell.

Learn more Dargaville: things to do in a trip guide | Pacific and Maungaturoto and Kauri Coast Beaches & Poutou Point.

And the best bit there is plenty of space to find your private magical place.

Look at the map of Aotearoa New Zealand’s powerful enormous harbour is a witness to the story of kiwi places. The Kaipara Harbour is a short day trip from Auckland. Auckland to Dargaville – 176 km.

And the best bit there is plenty of space to find your private magical place. Look at the map of Aotearoa New Zealand’s powerful enormous harbour is a witness to the story of kiwi places.

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