Story: Northland places

Kaikohe main street

Kaikohe main street

Kaikohe is the service and administrative centre for the Far North. Originally a small Ngāpuhi settlement, it grew steadily after a rail link south was established in 1914. Now farming is the major economic activity in the district.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland places - Kaikohe and district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 October 2019)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 4 May 2015