Welcome to Whakatane

A true pohutukawa paradise, Whakatane (pronounced 'fokka-tar-nay') sits on a natural harbour at the mouth of the river of the same name. It’s the hub of the Rangitaiki agricultural district, but there’s much more to Whakatane than farming – blissful beaches, a sunny main-street vibe and volcanic Whakaari (White Island) for starters. And (despite Nelson’s protestations) it’s officially NZ's sunniest city. It's also... Read More

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