Whangarei is located in the northeastern region of the city of New Zealand. Whangarei is also regarded as the capital of the Northland Region. The city is under the control of the Whangarei District Control. It was in the year 1989 that the city and the surroundings came under the control of the local body.
The districts of Whangarei in New Zealand are Tikipunga, Kamo, Hikurangi, Otangarei and Whau Valley. The beach that beautifies the region is Ngunguru. The Whangarei district stretches up to the southern part of Bream Bay. It stretches up to the northern part towards the Cape Brett peninsula and in the western part towards the Waipoua Forest. The Whangarei also incorporates the Hen and Chicken Islands as well as the Poor Knights Islands. The districts Mayor is Stan Semenoff.
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The varied sightseeing attractions in Whangarei will make your trip a special one. The major attractions in Whangarei are Whangarei Art Museum, The Papermill, Otamure and DoC Camp Ground and Tutukaka beach. The beaches are the prime attraction of the district. The Whangarei Art Museum is situated in the Water Street. If you are a connoisseur of art you must not miss the opportunity to watch the art museum. You will enjoy the first hand experience of paper making. Come down to the nearby gardens with your friends and family members and spend a wonderful day. Auspicious occasion like Wedding are also organized at the venue.
Tutukaka is at a distance of 5Kilometers from the Ngunguru. It has become the place for launches of deep sea fishing. There are separate area for the trailer boats and trailer boats. There are separate area for parking of vehicles and trailers. You can enjoy a boat ride in the region. There are small bays in the southern part of the harbor.