These are some interesting web sites with more information about the local area and other things to do while you are here:


I (Claire) am a trustee and co-ordinate the communications committee and work on the education committee:

We are a community group and we work in conjunction with DOC, local iwi, and our local councils to look after the Bream Head Scenic Reserve.

Whangarei Heads Landcare Forum – this is the place to find about the great work that is being done in our area to look after kiwi.

Visitor Information Websites

Our regional tourism organisation is based in Paihia – Destination Northland:

They do a great job promoting Northland as a tourism destination.

Discover Whangarei Heads: is one of two tourism groups at the Heads, have a look on here for details of things to do and different accommodation offerings in the area.

Whangarei Information and Travel Centre:  this is the place to find out about everything that is going on in and around Whangarei.

TripAdvisor – Whangarei Heads, New Zealand

More Walks …

Walking New Zealand – Walking New Zealand Magazine is dedicated to the many walking trails available throughout New Zealand:

Short Walks in Auckland: will give you lots of ideas for short walks in and around Auckland.

Other Activity Ideas

Pacific Coast Kayaks:   Mark Garry is the operator of this business and he comes to you with his kayaks.  He has a detailled knowledge of the local area and will plan a trip especially for you.

Waipu Museum:– this is one of the best small museums in New Zealand.  Call in to find out more about the Celtic history of this area.

Weather Forecast Information


The weather site we use most often and our local farmers swear by to find out when to cut their hay is a Norwegian one – – it is incredibly accurate.  You can enter our area or your own for a detailled forecast.