Story: Northland places

Whāngārei Harbour

Whāngārei Harbour

Whāngārei Harbour is 23 kilometres long and between 3 and 6.5 kilometres wide. Its shores are surrounded by jagged hills of volcanic origin, clearly defined in this aerial photograph.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland places - Whāngārei Harbour and north', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7878/whangarei-harbour (accessed 25 May 2019)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 4 May 2015