Interested in nature walks around the fabulous Whangaroa harbour?
If you want an experience that combines tranquility, history, dramatic scenery, and immerses you in the rich flora of Northland's native bush, take the guided bush walk from Totara North to the Duke's Nose in the outer reaches of the Whangaroa Harbour.

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Interested in traditional waka?
A complementary initiative to Mangatowai project is the planned Kupe Waka Centre at Aurere in Doubtless Bay. This will also be an education and tourism attraction of international significance, with a focus on waka construction, training in waka sailing and celestial navigation. 

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Hector Busby
Kupe Waka Project Champion