NORTHLAND REGION - NEW ZEALAND
Northland region - New Zealand
The region of Northland New Zealand and the Bay of Islands stretches north from Auckland, towards the warm waters of Polynesia, the ancestral home of New Zealand's first inhabitants.
The relaxed, sunny lifestyle of Northland springs from its subtropical climate and the myriad of beautiful islands, bays and beaches around the coastline.
The people of the North have a passion for water sport”surfing, boating, game fishing, sailing and diving. They also have a deep appreciation of the region's fascinating Maori and European history.
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NZstays - Hightlights of Northland NZ
It is believed that the first Polynesian voyagers arrived in this region during the 11th century, but it wasn`t until after the landing of the British sea voyager Captain Cook in 1769 that missionaries, whalers and traders arrived.
The Treaty of Waitangi, the document that founded bicultural New Zealand, was signed in the Bay of Islands in 1840.
The legacy of Northland`s earliest European settlers can be seen in the form of historical buildings and museums that provide a unique insight into colonial New Zealand.
Much of Northlands` extensive coastline remains unspoiltâ€”an aquatic playground for adventure activities and escapist relaxation.
Whangarei and Opua are renowned throughout the Pacific as attractive havens for yachts.
NZstays - Main Centres in Northland New Zealand
• Kaitaia - the most northern major town in New Zealand
• Kerikeri - producers of art and fruit
• Paihia - gateway to the Bay of Islands
• Whangarei - New Zealand`s northernmost city
• Dargaville - heart of the Kauri Coast
• Bay of Islands - tourism hub including Kerikeri, Paihia, Waitangi
NZstays - Northland New Zealand
Ahipara New Zealand
If you want to see a dramatic sunset, enjoy an evening walk along the beach at Ahipara NZ. This town has a rich history and a big choice of activities.
Cape Reinga New Zealand
Cape Reinga NZ is as far north as you can drive. See two oceans collide and discover ‘the place of leaping’, where Maori spirits begin their final journey.
Dargaville New Zealand
Established by Yugoslavian immigrants in the 1870s, Dargaville NZ is a river town with an interesting history. Pause here to enjoy cafes and galleries.