Story: Northland region

Holiday homes

Holiday homes

Northland has a large fluctuating population, many of them holidaymakers. At weekends and during the summer holidays, city dwellers often head for their baches (holiday homes), especially on the east coast. These houses are at picturesque Matapōuri, north-east of Whāngārei.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Population', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7532/holiday-homes (accessed 21 August 2019)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 4 May 2015