Attractions

Top Choice Historic Building in Kerikeri

Kerikeri Mission Station

Two of the nation's most significant buildings nestle side by side on the banks of Kerikeri Basin. Start at the Stone Store, NZ's oldest stone building (1836). Upstairs there's an interesting little museum, while do…
Historic Site in Kerikeri

Kororipo Pā

Just up the hill from Kerikeri Mission Station is a marked historical walk that leads to the site of Hongi Hika's pā (fortress) and village. Little remains aside from the terracing that once supported wooden palisad…
Wildlife Reserve in Kerikeri

Aroha Island

Reached via a permanent causeway through the mangroves, this 12-hectare island provides a haven for the North Island brown kiwi and other native birds, as well as a pleasant picnic spot for their nonfeathered admire…
Winery in Kerikeri

Cottle Hill

Call into the cellar door for a tasting of wine, port and grappa. It's just off SH10 south of Kerikeri.
Museum in Kerikeri

Rewa’s Village

If you had a hard time imagining nearby Kororipo Pā in its original state, take the footbridge across the river to this mock-up of a traditional Māori fishing village. Opening hours can be hit and miss, and it's in …
Waterfall in Kerikeri

Wharepuke Falls

What it lacks in height this attractive waterfall makes up for in breadth. It's accessed from the Kerikeri River Track.
Waterfall in Kerikeri

Rainbow Falls

An impressive waterfall on the Kerikeri River.