Whangarei

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Whangarei (, or ; ) is the northernmost city in New Zealand and the regional capital of Northland Region.wikipedia
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Northland Region

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Whangarei (, or ; ) is the northernmost city in New Zealand and the regional capital of Northland Region. NorthTec, with its main campus located in the Whangarei suburb of Raumanga, is the chief provider of tertiary education in the Northland Region.
The main population centre is the city of Whangarei, and the largest town is Kerikeri.

Ngāpuhi

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The Māori iwi Ngāpuhi occupied Whangarei from the early 19th century, and the Te Parawhau hapū lived at the head of the harbour.
Ngāpuhi (or Ngā Puhi) is a Māori iwi located in the Northland region of New Zealand, and centred in the Hokianga, the Bay of Islands, and Whangarei.

Bream Bay

Bream Tail
On 15 November 1769 in the harbour they caught about a hundred fish there which they classified as "bream" (probably snapper) prompting Cook to name the area Bream Bay.
Captain James Cook named this area to include the bay itself, but also some surrounding locations, stretching north to Whangarei and south to Mangawhai.

Gilbert Mair (trader)

Gilbert Mair
The first European settler was William Carruth, a Scotsman and trader who arrived in 1839 and was joined six years later by Gilbert Mair and his family.
Gilbert Mair (Peterhead, Scotland, 23 May 1799 – Whangarei, 16 July 1857) was a sailor and a merchant trader who visited New Zealand for the first time when he was twenty, and lived there from 1824 till his death.

Whau Valley

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Today's 'Town Basin' on the Hatea River was the original port and early exports included kauri gum and native timber followed later by coal from Whau Valley, Kamo, and Hikurangi.
Whau Valley is a suburb of Whangarei, in Northland Region, New Zealand.

North Auckland Line

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Shipping was the main transport link until the North Auckland railway line reached the town in 1925, and the road from Auckland was not suitable for travel in poor weather until 1934.
The North Auckland Line (designation NAL) is a major section of New Zealand's national rail network, and is made up of the following parts: the portion of track that runs northward from Westfield Junction to Newmarket Station; from there, westward to Waitakere; from there, northward to Otiria via Whangarei.

Hikurangi

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Today's 'Town Basin' on the Hatea River was the original port and early exports included kauri gum and native timber followed later by coal from Whau Valley, Kamo, and Hikurangi.
The city of Whangarei is 17 km (11 miles) to the south, and Kawakawa is 39 km (24 miles) northwest.

Marsden Point

The second half of the twentieth century brought the establishment and expansion of the oil refinery at Marsden Point on Bream Bay, the adjacent development of timber processing and the establishment of Northland Port, which is mainly focused on timber exporting.
Marsden Point lies 30 km southeast of Whangarei and around 140 km from Auckland's CBD.

Whangarei District

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It is part of the Whangarei District, a local body created in 1989 from the former Whangarei City, Whangarei County and Hikurangi Town councils, to administer both the city proper and its hinterland.
The principal town and district seat is the city of Whangarei.

Motu Matakohe

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Matakohe, or Limestone Island, lies in the harbour close to the city.
Motu Matakohe, also known as Matakohe or Limestone Island, is a 37 ha (100 acre) island in the upper reaches of Whangarei Harbour, just off Onerahi, a seaside suburb of the city of Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand.

Hundertwasser Arts Centre

Hundertwasser Art Centre with Wairau Māori Art Gallery
Building of the Hundertwasser Art Centre with Wairau Māori Art Gallery commenced in 2018 after the funding target of $20.97 million was raised by a volunteer team in time for a June 2017 deadline.
The Hundertwasser Wairau Maori Arts Centre is a proposed art and cultural centre in Whangarei, New Zealand.

Whangarei Harbour

The Hatea River flows south through the city and empties into Whangarei Harbour.
The harbour stretches from Whangarei City, and the termination of the Hātea River, south east around the Onerahi peninsula and out to the Pacific Ocean at Whangarei Heads.

Otangarei

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Otangarei is a suburb of Whangarei, in Northland Region, New Zealand.

Portland, New Zealand

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Good quality limestone was quarried at Hikurangi, Portland and Limestone Island, and initially sold as agricultural lime and later combined with local coal to produce Portland cement at the settlement of Portland on the south side of the harbour.
Whangarei is about 10 km to the north.

Morningside, Northland

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Morningside is a suburb to the south of Whangarei in Northland, New Zealand.

Onerahi

Onerahi is a seaside suburb of Whangarei, New Zealand's northern most city.

Maunu, New Zealand

Maunu
Maunu is a suburb in the south west of Whangarei in Northland, New Zealand.

Raumanga

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NorthTec, with its main campus located in the Whangarei suburb of Raumanga, is the chief provider of tertiary education in the Northland Region.
Raumanga is a suburb of Whangarei in the Northland Region of New Zealand.

Mair Park

There is road access to the summit of Parihaka and walking tracks through the reserve, and a bridge linking it to Mair Park.
Mair Park is in Whangarei, New Zealand.

Horahora, Whangarei

HorahoraHora Hora School
Horahora is a suburb on the southwestern side of Whangarei, in Northland, New Zealand.

Hātea River

Hatea RiverHātea
The Hatea River flows south through the city and empties into Whangarei Harbour.
It flows from the north-east of Whangarei southwards and into the northern head of Whangarei Harbour.

New Zealand State Highway 1

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State Highway 1 from Auckland to Cape Reinga passes through Whangarei.
From Waitiki Landing south of Cape Reinga, SH 1 travels down the central-eastern side of the peninsula to Kaitaia, New Zealand's northernmost town, before turning south-east across the Northland Peninsula on to Kawakawa in the Bay of Islands, and then south to the city of Whangarei, the largest urban area in Northland.

Whangarei Airport

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Whangarei Airport is located 7.4 km southeast of the city centre, in the suburb of Onerahi.
Whangarei Airport is a small airport 4 NM to the south east of Whangarei city, in the suburb of Onerahi, on the east coast of Northland in the North Island of New Zealand.

Three Mile Bush

Three Mile Bush is a suburb of Whangarei in Northland, New Zealand.

Dargaville

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State Highway 14 from Dargaville connects to State Highway 1 in Whangarei.
The town is located 55 kilometres southwest of Whangarei.