This small, modern museum has a well-presented Māori section, a large 1:5-scale model of Captain Cook’s Endeavour , and a 10-minute...
Run by the local marae society, Haratu has Māori art and craft, mostly available for purchase. There are also audiovisual displays and...
Built in 1842 to house the Catholic mission’s printing press, this rammed-earth building is the mission's last remaining building in the...
Duke of Marlborough Tavern
A cool, cosy tavern with pool tables and a local's vibe. Pub quiz on a Tuesday night (from 7pm) is always good fun, and there are...
Head out to Hone's pebbled courtyard for wood-fired pizza (with 11 different varieties), cold craft beer on tap and a thoroughly...
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Christ Church information
English naturalist Charles Darwin made a donation towards the cost of building the country’s oldest church (1836). The graveyard's biggest memorial commemorates Tamati Waka Nene, a powerful Ngāpuhi chief from the Hokianga who sided against Hone Heke in the Northland War. The church's exterior has musket and cannonball holes dating from the 1845 battle.