Kaitaia is a town in the Far North District of New Zealand, at the base of the Aupouri Peninsula, about 160 km northwest of Whangarei. It is the last major settlement on State Highway 1.
The name Kaitaia means ample food, kai being the Māori word for food.
A busy farming town, it also supports vineyards, and fruit growing - especially avocados. Like most rural towns Kaitaia has its very own annual Agricultural & Pastoral Show, well over a hundred years old and one of the oldest in New Zealand. more
Its Maori and European history is long and rich - with a strong Dalmatian community harking back to the days of the gum digging boom. The surrounding areas are home to many skilled craftspeople working in wood, pottery, paint, glass, ceramics, flax, bone, and greenstone.
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Mobile-friendly - Barrier Air focus is on safety, outstanding customer service and reliability. We operate scheduled passenger and freight services from our two Auckland bases (Auckland International Airport and North Shore Aerodrome) to Great Barrier Island. Barrier Air is the only airline offering scheduled flight services between Auckland and Kaitaia. Barrier Air also offers competitive charter services throughout New Zealand.
Affordable, safe and fun evening nature walks where you will encounter all the wonders of NZ's native bush in our 44-acre privately owned sub-tropical forest. Experience: Glow Worms, Bush Weta, Native Crayfish (Koura), Native Bird Life and our own resident North Island Brown Kiwi. Farm animals also! On-site accommodation options include The Kiwi House, Pioneer Cottage and Roots Down Retreat.
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Mobile-friendly - The Ultimate 4 X 4 purpose built Truck/Bus experience. Cape Reinga via Ninety Mile Beach—fun-filled full-day tour departing Kaitaia 9:00 am daily. The tour includes places like the Ancient Kauri Kingdom, Wagener Park, Rarawa beach, Cape Reinga, Tapotupotu Bay, Te Paki Sand Dunes (toboggans on bus), Aupouri forest and much more - Adults $85, Children $55. Complimentary lunch included.
Experience NZ harbour-side family and pet-friendly camping at Houhora Heads Holiday Park. This camp offers cabins and campsites (both power and non-powered) with spectacular views up the Houhora Harbour, or campsites in secluded spots beneath mature trees. Our guests love to relax in the pool or bbq area. Houhora is a fishing mecca and Cape Reinga tour pick up spot.
Fully-Supported, 5 star all-inclusive biking and hiking tours, experience the real Northland! Quality ebikes, wonderful scenery, first class accommodation, history, culture, excellent food. Our tours get you get off the beaten track, experience sights you can’t get to by car, leave knowing you have ventured into the heart of Northland. The subtropical climate allows tours to run all year round.
Mobile-friendly - Experience the best of the Far North on this day trip with Sand Safaris. Highlights of the tour include Cape Reinga, sand boarding at Te Paki sand dunes, Tapotupotu Bay, a drive on 90 Mile Beach and more. Tour provides frequent stops, driver commentary, and lunch. Sand boards are provided. Departs once daily from Ahipara, Kaitaia or Awanui.
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Come and whittle with company. Bring your own knife or borrow one. Get tips and advice, learn from each other. Have a cuppa. A wishing well is where you ask for magic, the whittling well is where you make your own. ...
Where: Anō Anō, Kaitaia, Far North
Address: Shop 6 Bank Street, Kaitaia, Far North
From: 2:00pm on Thursday 27th July 2023
To: 3:00pm on Thursday 21st December 2023
Te Rarawa Relay For Life
Relay For Life - Te Ara Toiora is an inspiring community event that gives everyone a chance to celebrate/whakanui cancer survivors and carers; remember/maumaharatia loved ones lost to cancer; and fight back/tū atu by ...
Where: Te Rarawa Rugby Grounds, Kaitaia, Far North
Address: 252 Ahipara Road, Ahipara, Kaitaia, Far North
From: 10:00am on Saturday 9th March 2024
To: 10:00pm on Saturday 9th March 2024