Story: Northland places



Located on Ahipara Bay, at the southern end of Ninety Mile Beach, the township of Ahipara once served a kauri gum-digging area. Gum was shipped out to coastal steamers from the beach.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland places - Kaitāia and district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 April 2024)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015