You'll love it here!
Whangārei is a vibrant harbour city at the centre of a district famous for beautiful beaches, lush green countryside and a relaxed lifestyle. The city (population 53,000) lies in the protected upper reaches of a picturesque harbour, nestled amid forest-clad hills. Whangārei Harbour is situated on the north-western fringe of the Hauraki Gulf, within a day’s sail from either the Bay of Islands or Auckland.
All the amenities of home
From major retail outlets and supermarkets to boutiques and farmers’ markets; from fine dining and cafés to fast food outlets, as well as an active arts and cultural scene.
Whangārei offers a unique combination of attractions including:
One of the world’s best locations for a wide range of high-quality, value-for-money marine services and supplies
Excellent protection in affordable, international standard marinas and numerous delightful bays
A great base in New Zealand, with beautiful scenery; great beaches; fishing; hiking and many other outdoor pursuits, as well as schools and healthcare