Spread over 4000km of designated marine park, the glistening waters of the Hauraki Gulf reach from the shores of Auckland...
Hauraki Gulf District
North Shore District
Martins Bay offers a welcome coastal escape only an hour north of central Auckland.
Located on the edge of a long stretch of sandy . . . More . . .
Travelling the less-sandy side of the Coromandel Peninsula with no plans and a child on board. What could possibly go wrong? Read the story . . .
Sai Motels - Greenlane offers cozy city central budget motel accommodation with traditional hospitality and round-the clock service. Located very close to the Central Park . . . More . . .
This is a land of two coasts: the white-sand beaches opening onto the benign waters of the Hauraki Gulf and the black sand shores of the west coast. Read the story . . .
Central Auckland motor lodge and camping ground. 15 minutes to city centre (6km). Quiet park-like setting, 3.5 acres. 15 fully self-contained 1 and 2-bedroom motel . . . More . . .
Things to do
The Motu Manawa–Pollen Island Marine Reserve, adjacent to Auckland's Northwestern motorway protects 500ha of the inner reaches of the Waitemata Harbour. Read the story . . .
QUIET * CENTRAL * SPACIOUS * CLEAN * CONVENIENT * COMFORTABLE * AFFORDABLE* Welcome to our charming town of Waiuku, we invite you to Waiuku . . . More . . .
The Long Bay-Ōkura Marine Reserve protects a variety of coastal habitats, including sandy beaches, rocky reefs, estuarine mudflats and mangroves. Read the story . . .
Mission Bay is a waterfront haven for all Aucklanders. Built around the idyllic, pohutukawa-lined beach and separated from the central city by a brief and . . . More . . .
The warm and sheltered waters of the Hauraki Gulf and its more than 50 islands have been home to humans for a thousand years... Read the story . . .
Opened October 2007. Situated just 2 minutes off the Southern Motorway at the base of the Bombay Hills. Ideal stopover before or after you negotiate . . . More . . .
Enjoy a magical cacophony of native birdsong on these short walks, as well as stunning views of the surrounding islands. Read the story . . .
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Some people were terribly excited when Lonely Planet named Waiheke Island as the ﬁfth-best holiday destination in the world. Read the story . . .
Quiet location surrounded by residential houses. Spacious executive accommodation in the heart of Waitakere Vineyards. 21 newly refurbished (2008) units with quality furnishings. . . . More . . .
Even though the North Shore is well-settled, it still has its wild places: pockets of bush persist within the suburbs and its string of safe beaches are never overly crowded. Read the story . . .