Story: Northland places

Kaipara Harbour

Kaipara Harbour

Kaipara Harbour is the largest enclosed harbour in New Zealand, but only the northern part lies within Northland’s regional boundaries. This area includes estuaries formed by the Wairoa, Arapāoa, Ōtamatea and Ōruawharo rivers.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland places - Upper Kaipara Harbour', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 July 2024)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015