Story: Northland places

Whangārei Harbour

Whangārei Harbour

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

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland places - Whangārei Harbour and north', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 July 2024)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015