Green-fingered volunteers have transformed this old quarry into a blissful park with a lake, waterfalls, pungent floral aromas, wild...
Quarry Arts Centre
An eccentric village of artists’ studios and co-operative galleries where you can often pick up well-priced art and craft. To get here,...
Pupurangi Hire & Tour
Offers a suite of hour-long tours of Whangarei, all with a Maori flavour, including waka (canoe) trips on the river ($35). It also...
Occupying a converted bank building, this tapas and cocktail bar hosts live musicians on Fridays. As the hours dissolve, DJs kick in.
Nectar offers the winning combination of fair-trade coffee, generous serves from a menu full of Northland produce, friendly staff (some...
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Lonely Planet review
Northland’s best restaurant offers an inventive menu that prominently features local produce, including plenty of seafood. Art-deco fans will adore the setting – a wonderfully curvaceous marine-style villa with original fixtures. To get here, head north on Bank St and veer left into Kamo Rd.