The beach is at your doorstep and the views are northerly across the Bay to Russell. The last waterfront sites in Paihia are available now. Lot 7 is a level fully serviced 1050 m2 residential waterfront section with loads of sunshine for a great holiday get away or a retirement dream home. Sensible land use covenants protect long term value. The last of the best waterfront is selling now. Expressions of interest over $500,000-00.
Bay of Islands
The Bay Of Islands is a world renowned tourist destination and the cultural centre of New Zealand. The Bay incorporates Paihia, Opua, Haruru Falls Russell and Kerikeri along with a sprinkling of 144 islands.
The Bay is celebrated for its beauty and climate and lives up to its reputation as a maritime playground. The coastline is rich in aquatic life, with pods of dolphins, orca and whales commonly sighted. Game fishing enuthasitists are well catered for with Kingfish, Tuna and Marlin.
Paihia is the hub of the bay, catering to tourists needs and requirements with bars and restaurants and a wide spectrum of accommodation options.
You can cruise around the islands, swim with dolphins, visit ninety mile beach, fish for snapper & kingfish, dive the rainbow warrior, sky dive, fixed wing planes & helicopters scenic flights, waterfalls, golf courses, native Kauri forest & coastal walks and award winning wineries close by.
The earliest settlers to New Zealand were the Polynesian seafarers who sailed across the Pacific to make what they called Aotearoa (land of the long white cloud) their home. In the later years Captain James Cook visited New Zealand and officially named our location the Bay of Islands. Waitangi is where New Zealand’s founding document, the Treaty of Waitangi, was signed in 1840. Some of New Zealand’s oldest buildings are found in the Bay of Islands.
The townships of this historical bay are alive with memories of the area’s colourful history.
3 hours drive north of Auckland or 45 minute flight from Auckland to Kerikeri. It is serviced by 5 daily bus trips.
Northland has 1,700 km of coastline. To the West lies the Tasman Sea and to the East, the South Pacific Ocean.
Employment & Education
Northlands main industries are farming, tourism and forestry. In the year ending 2004, Northland attracted over 1.6 million international and domestic visitors.
If you would like to combine your work with play in one of New Zealand’s foremost holiday destinations Northland and the Bay Of Islands is a great place to relocate to. There are many small business opportunities.
There are several pre school establishments, primary and high schools within the district of a high standard.
The Bay of Islands enjoys a moderate climate ranging from 28 Celsius degrees in summer to 15 Celsius degrees in winter.