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    Whangarei Community Toy Library provides an affordable toy lending service to Whanau of Whangarei. The library makes it possible for every family to experience quality play though an up to date, extensive selection of toys, music, art and sports equipment. Situated in Bank street, with safe, off street parking especially for Toy Library visitors. Toy library is open Tuesday to Friday, 9 am to Noon and we welcome parents/caregivers to visit any time – the Library is staffed by a Librarian and ... Read more a roster of parents and others who volunteer their time to help during the busy daily sessions. WC Toy Library offers a wide range of popular and quality toys and play gear for girls and boys up to school age ... including Ride–on; Water Play, Push/Pull (trucks, etc.), Sport and Outdoors; Family (Pretend Play); Dolls and dolls gear; Baby toys; Educational toys; Construction; Art; Puzzles ; Games and DVDs. The Toy Library depends on membership fees – affordable to every whanau in our area ...

    Tucked discreetly alongside SH1, between the townships of Waipu and Ruakaka and overlooking the magnificent Bream Bay lies this great links golf course. With a reputation of some of the best greens in New Zealand this course will offer you a great golf experience which you can top off with a lunch in the very hospitable Linksview Cafe while admiring some of the best outlooks of any golf club. Visitors are always welcome and club and cart hires are available from the Golf Shop. Cafe Hire carts, ... Read more trundlers and clubs Golf Shop Coaching available Covered, all weather practice range Range of memberships available with no Joining Fee! Free Junior Coaching At Waipu Golf Club we have a strong strategy for developing junior golf. Annual Membership School Student (NZ) Year 1-8 $70 Year 9-13 $103 Family Memberships available Casual golf School students: $10 - 18 holes or $5 - 9 holes The First Tee Programme The programme has been developed so it’s fun for children, while at the same ...

    Beachfront luxury holiday home accommodation. 4 bedrooms sleep up to 13 guests. Furnished and equipped to a high standard with all linen and cleaning provided. Unobstructed beach and Bay views with direct access to a sandy all tide swimming beach. 4 kayaks and dinghy or swim to the diving pontoon in front. Home theatre, Sky TV, Apple TV, outdoor speakers and free WiFi internet. Located on Tapeka Point beach, just two minutes from historic Russell village with restaurants, boat trips, attractions ... Read more and historic places. Tapeka del Mar is at the gateway to the Bay of Islands and is an ideal base to explore the rest of Northland. King size master bedroom with heated ensuite bathroom, TV and sea views. The open plan living area has high ceiling and a nautical theme with a Cape Cod feel. Sliding glass doors open the living room onto the deck. The house is safe for children with no road between the house and beach. There is a trampoline, beach toys, kayaks and lots of activities for children. If ...

    Gumdiggers Park is an authentic Kauri gum digging site over 100 years old. Go back in time when Maori, European and Dalmatian people formed the gum digging culture and see the basis for one of the biggest industrial booms in New Zealand's history. With an audio visual presentation and information spots along the way, you'll learn about the cataclysmic events which could have caused kauri forest destruction. Explore ancient buried Kauri forests where you can touch and feel logs that are over 100,000 ... Read more years old! See a gumdiggers’ village, equipment and recreated shelters. The park also has a unique Northland gecko enclosure where our rare Northland green geckos can be viewed up close. Explore the eco trail, learn about unique flora and fauna, see some real NZ wildlife or relax in the picnic area. THE WALKS: GUMDIGGERS DISCOVERY TRAIL: Takes around 20 - 30 minutes and includes the Gumdiggers’ Village, The Gumstore, Hoggard Hut Info Display, Gumdigging Equipment, Giant Gum ...

    Parasailing in Paihia is the ultimate way to see the spectacular island paradise of the Bay of Islands. Jump on board our specialised parasail boat for the high-flying experience of a lifetime. Take a solo, tandem or triple parasail flight, and soar high above the tranquil blue waters of Paihia, Russell and the Bay of Islands. All 1200 feet. Enjoy the incredible 360-degree aerial views, and keep an eye out for playful dolphins leaping below you. We can offer Island Packages combined with ... Read more Parasailing. Our Ocean Pro 31 Parasail Boat is the perfect boat for this and can take up to 12 passengers in comfort and at speed. Contact us to discuss package deals, options and price.

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    SUCH FUN!!!

    15-03-2016 by Bridget Thackwray

    Had a great time parasailing with Parasail Bay Of Islands. A must do in Paihia!! Professional and friendly staff. Gave really helpful instructions on how to do everything. Wasn't scary at all!! Thank you!!

    Answer from Bay of Islands Parasail Ltd on 01-05-2016:
    Thanks for the Review. Happy when our customers are happy.

    Up, up in the sky !

    15-03-2016 by Heidrun

    It was a great experiece, we had a lot of fun, fly up in the sky, great view, super crew. If you visit paihia, please contact this crew. This is a recommendation from us !!!

    Answer from Bay of Islands Parasail Ltd on 01-05-2016:
    Thanks so much for recommending us. Glad you had a great experience.

    What a fun!

    15-03-2016 by Heinz-Günther

    We are from Germany, our visit in Paihia was perfect. We had a Parasailtrip with the crew in the balck/yellow boot - Bay of Islands Parasail, Paihia Warf. Up in the sky,beautiful view over the Islands, save, super crew, perfect!

    Answer from Bay of Islands Parasail Ltd on 01-05-2016:
    Thanks so much for your feedback. Hope you had a great time and New Zealand.
    Outdoor & Adventure Adventure

    Catch the breeze and set sail for the day from Russell on board the unique tall ship "R. Tucker Thompson", built in the tradition of 100 year old schooners by local Northlanders. She has sailed the world but today will explore the somewhat calmer seas of the Bay of Islands with you on board. The design of the "R. Tucker Thompson" is based on the Halibut schooners of the North West American coast, which were considered fast and sea kindly and easily manned. She has a lofty rig of varnished oregon ... Read more spars. Kwila decks and bulwarks with flashes of brass-work to make her look as she should, a working ship of the 18th century, purposeful and square-shouldered, but with a touch of style and speed. The day out is an interactive experience, so help set the sails, ride on the bowsprit, climb the rigging; alternatively relax while our crew does the work. You will also enjoy the Devonshire tea freshly baked and brewed in the galley each morning. The ship is spacious and comfortable and the friendly ...

    The Quarry Arts Centre is a community facility dedicated to the pursuit, development and display of creative practice. The Centre provides a venue for artists to create, exhibit, discuss and advance their art. It is also a venue for art lovers to observe and share the creative experience in a tranquil, park-like setting just out of central Whangarei.

    Have lots of FUN while being introduced to the diverse and creative world of photography. Lessons are privately taught to 7-15 year old children, and adults in Kerikeri, Northland. The lessons are divided into 10 unique activities which are taught once a week throughout the term. Each term expands the group’s creative knowledge while reinforcing what they have learnt to date. Lessons follow a set format and incorporate kinaesthetic, visual and audio learning techniques. The lessons include ... Read more outdoor and indoor activities. Lesson Cost $120pp per term Camera Hire $5 per lesson Through the lens – Photography Lessons are designed and taught by Carissa Marsh of Carissa Marsh Photography. Carissa has a Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design, as well as post-graduate study in Visual Art and Design and her full time photography business has been running for over 6 years. She specialises in family and wedding photography. If you don’t want to invest in a camera straight away ...

    Education Observatories

    "I've never met a kid that didn't love Space (and dinosaurs)!" All it takes to explore the Universe is to start looking up. At our Planetarium we can look up even during a thunder storm and see the Stars and Constellations in their full glory. It is a realistic projection of the night sky in a fully indoor dome ceiling. Each Saturday evening we run public tours of the evening sky, focusing on the current constellations and objects of interest. For those who want more detail our Space ... Read more Club meets on the first Friday each month and welcomes enthusiasts from 8-80 years. If you have a school, community or social group and want to come enjoy the Universe together, we arrange private group sessions as required.

    Te Kohanga Reo o Nga Tau E Toru is a kaupapa maori, total immersion learning nest for babies and young children located at Te Horo School in beautiful Pipiwai.

    Whangarei's only indoor go karts! We have single drift karts and tandem(2 seater) karts. We have two paintball fields, a pine field and a speedball field which we also doubles as our nerf wars field. We have food on site. Fun for the whole family. Ask about our private function hire and birthday packages.

    O'Neill Surf Academy objective is to teach and develop surfing skills for Primary, Intermediate, Secondary & International Schools, surfing is a great discipline that feeds the mind, body, & soul. We will educate students on both beach safety & environmental awareness. This is achieved by a series of land and water based activities with an emphasis on participation and fun. The lessons and activities encourage good teamwork and group cohesion to provide a positive, supportive learning environment. Objective - ... Read more Increase ‘beach safety’ awareness through experiencing the enjoyment of learning to surf. - To give children and young adults the confidence to be active and have fun in the ocean. - To introduce a sport that is inexpensive to start but has huge personal rewards and satisfaction. - To educate & encourage students that surfing is for everyone regardless of size, skill and ability. Why O'Neill Surf Academy....We are an accredited Surfing NZ surf school holding ...

    Education Museums

    Situated in Harding Park overlooking the town with magnificent views of the surrounding district the Dargaville Museum tell the maritime history of the Northern Wairoa river and has an absorbing display of shipwrecks and relics from the West Coast. Exhibits range from the unique 16 metre long pre European hand adzed Maori canoe to the masts of the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior. Our Pioneer history is also told along with a fascinating insight into the life of the Dalmatian Gumdigger complete with ... Read more lifelike models and operational gum washing machine. We also have an extensive collection of piano accordions. We offer research facilities and gift shop. The Museum has been operating for over 30 years and is well established in the community. Allow at least one hour to tour our facility. Special rate for tour groups and we can arrange morning teas and light lunches. Just contact our helpful staff. The Lighthouse Function Centre adjoining the Museum is available for hire with its fully ...

    DJEMBE LESSON'S FOR BEGINNERS AND ADVANCED ANY AGES WELCOME, FIRST TIMERS FREE. REGISTRATION-$80 A YEAR LESSONS START AT $25-$35 HOUR

    Bay of Islands Swimming Club provide the full range of swimming lessons from learn to swim to competitive squad swimming.

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    Great friendly athmosphere

    06-06-2018 by Sandro Schuetze

    We find the athmosphere at the club very friendly. Members are happy to help out and make the kids feel welcome. Nothing is too much to ask. Kids are well integrated and have fun swimming with an amazing coach who certainly knows his stuff.

    • 89a One Tree Point Road, One Tree Point (0118), Northland Region

    Marsden Bay Christian Camp is situated at the mouth of the beautiful Whangarei Harbour. An easy 90-minute drive north of Auckland, roads are sealed all the way to the gate. It is located on eight hectares of grounds, and is across the road from a safe swimming beach. We have a range of Accommodation options, from Bunk rooms, to Family rooms, Cabins and Tent or Caravan sites. The ablutions are second to none, and the modern, well laid out commercial kitchen is the envy of most camps. Whether you ... Read more are looking for somewhere for your next School camp, training weekend, family reunion, youth camp, or team building exercise, Marsden Bay has the facilities to make your stay one to remember.

    We are located in Whangarei. A family business for 35 years. We build Cabins, Garden Sheds and Kids Playhouses in KITSET so you are able to get our buildings into almost all sites. Our standard building materials are Treated Pine R/S Weatherboard, Plain Corrugated Iron Roof. Buildings are UNPAINTED.Each building comes as a complete kitset, (Approx 7-9 pieces)all you have to do is assemble it. We supply a plan, screws and a driver bit. You will need a drill. We have a large design base , and we will ... Read more also custom build your own design. We have been told over and over that our prices are very good./competitive.UY7 We will deliver and assemble from Auckland North for a charge. For other areas get in touch with us. We freight our Kitsets throughout NZ. See our website for more info and lots of pictures and prices. Our small playhouse is $900, and with our long Layby from 10 to 11 months, enables most families to buy a playhouse for their children. We also have finance available and have a direct ...

    Our peaceful family-friendly holiday park is a popular stop-over for travellers exploring the top of New Zealand; offering fantastic fishing, and is a comfortable, safe and friendly place to come home to after a great day of adventure or relaxing on the beach. From the park, it's easy to visit Cape Reinga and the Lighthouse, the Bay of Islands and numerous great local uncrowded beaches offering fishing, surfing, safe swimming and sunbathing. We are only 500m from the famous Pukenui Wharf and Houhora ... Read more Harbour. We can help you plan your holiday activities so you enjoy this paradise at the top of Northland. Our farmyard animals are very popular ….. Rambo and Ebony, our sheep, Star and Sunny the miniature ponies, Kamo the rabbit, Fatty the guinea pig, geese, ducks and chooks. Visitors can feed the animals, and have the opportunity to touch and photograph them up close

    Beautiful family orientated Holiday park situated on a tidal estuary safe for swimming and kayaking. Patrolled surf white sandy beach within a 5 minute walk away. Our camp sites are beside the water with views of the sea and surrounds. We are two minutes off State Highway 1 travelling North, half way between Auckland and Bay of Islands. We have 350 sites- both powered and non-powered, 5 small backpacker cabins, 3 Family cabins and a Kitchen Cabin. Plenty of room for the children to play with ... Read more a tennis court, playground and lots swimming and sand area.

    Surf School and Surf Beach Shop located on the fabulous Tutukaka Coast. Surf lessons, surf board hire and associated retail for everything to have fun in the surf, on the beach and at the bach!

    Sports Netball Centres

    Sporting Organisation providing netball competitions for Junior, Intermediate, College and Senior players during winter months as well as twilight social competition during the summer months

    Welcome to our page.Richard and Noela have been in operating holiday parks for 20 years. Since buying This park in December 2014, we have embarked on a steady programme of upgrading the facilities which were in a very sad state. The park is split in two by a road to the beach, we have a north side of the road which is more sheltered and direct views out to Sentinel rock. There are new toilet and shower block, kitchen and laundry facility. The south side is open and spacious with glorious views ... Read more of the estuary from the beach front sites, close to the boat ramp and has older facilities which will be upgraded in the next two years. Mangawhai Heads Holiday Park is a great place to start your adventure while exploring the beauty this region has to offer. Located 90kms north of Auckland or 60kms south of Whangarei on a tranquil lagoon style harbour, with adjacent all weather boat ramp and pontoon. A great place to take the kids fishing or watching the many stingrays that mooch around ...

    We will bring our range of super child friendly animals and ponies to you Or you can come out to our place at Umawera, Northland. And the children can get in and enjoy a hands on experience. •Birthdays •Childcares, Kohanga, Kindergartens, Primary schools, playgroups, play centres etc •end of year parties •School galas and fundraising events •Special events, . •Market days •Basic riding lessons and animal handling skills or pony and gig ride (you come to us) Let the children ... Read more and the children at heart experience a range of animals first hand. Get up close and personal with our pets. Want something different for your wedding photos? How about using our pony and gig, sit in the cart together, stand next to her, We will do our best to do something that suits.... If you have an event where you need to entertain children, think about inviting us, and giving your children a unique experience, where they can get up close and personal with our friendly animals. OUR ...

    We hire bouncy castles for events like brithday parties,sports events, school galas or any event that requires children to be entertained. We are family owned and opperated and take pride in the service we provide.Castles can be set up on most surfaces but we prefer grass as it is the safest,we can set castles up in most locations access is the key , we have petrol blowers so power is no issue.We have been serviceing the greater auckland area for 15 years and have many customers that just keep comeing ... Read more back. We do our best to keep our prices as low as possible and are very competative if you choose to look around.All our castles have walls so kids can bounce off them the meshed wall castles are very bouring for kids to play on .(ask the kids they will give you a honest answer).Our castles have shade covers and rain covers if needed for the odd showery day,Castles are delivered before your time starts and packed up after your time finishes. Give us a call we are happy to answer any question ...

    The Waitangi Treaty Grounds is the place where Māori chiefs first signed their accord with the British Crown – the Treaty of Waitangi – Te Tiriti of Waitangi, New Zealand’s founding document. The Treaty Grounds feature the historic Treaty House, the magnificently carved meeting house and the world’s largest ceremonial war canoe. Enjoy strolling through one of New Zealand’s great beauty spots with its panoramic views of the Bay of Islands. Tours & Experiences Grounds Admission Valid ... Read more for 2 consecutive days NZ residents (ID required) $15 Child (up to 18 yrs when accompanied by parent or caregiver) Free Guided Tours Enhance your visit with a guided tour of all the major treasures at Waitangi. Our guides bring the Treaty story to life and introduce you to some of the key personalities and events that have shaped the nation. Many of our guides descend from signatories to the Treaty – they bring a personal connection to Waitangi that will enhance your understanding ...

    Education Early Learning Education Centres

    Welcome to Bright Stars – one of Whangarei’s favourite family-orientated childcare centres. Located in Kensington, we are easy to find and within a short travelling distance to Whau Valley, Kamo and the Whangarei CBD, it makes us a great choice for busy parents. Our nurturing childcare centre is more than just a home away from home. We care for your children in a loving and warm environment, giving your child the opportunity to learn and grow in a safe and secure location with qualified teachers. Infants, ... Read more toddlers and young children – we can provide specialised care for any child from the age of six months. Contact our team today to visit our centre and see how we can help you with your childcare needs. Bright Stars offers your child:  Qualified and caring teachers with a wealth of knowledge and experience.  Welcoming park-like location with separate outdoor play and learning spaces for babies and pre-schoolers.  Nutritious meals as part of your daily fee.  ...

    Tikipunga Kindergarten is a purpose built facility with areas for both indoor and outdoor play. Children enjoy the freedom and space of our large, flat outdoor area, most of which is either grass or soft fall. There is a covered verandah area and numerous shade sails. We provide opportunities for children to investigate nature through our Swan plants and vegetable gardens. Children enjoy being able to take the produce from the garden home to share with their families. We are located ... Read more next to Tikipunga Primary School and the children and teachers love to see the school children through the fence. Indoors is a large open plan area with a quiet nook for reading or resting. The walls in this area demonstrate the importance of the children and their families/whanau through photos and shared information. We are well resourced and our programme focuses on developing the children’s strengths and abilities. This is documented in each child’s portfolio where the teachers ...

    Performing Arts Drama Classes & Lessons

    Students develop talent and communication skills in vibrant classes with our trained teachers choose a class to suit your child so they can shine. Drama classes for students 7 -11 years Musical Theatre for 9 -14-year-olds Speech and Drama 9 -14 years Exams and Grade work for Speech New Zealand Exams For detailed class description, prices and timetable please visit our website

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    Dramatic perfomances!

    16-12-2015 by Shirley Prinsloo

    Helen is an amazingly talented teacher with much dramatic input into our children's lives!

    Built similar to facilities in America that are used for police and military training with full sized buildings and real sized vesicles Action Village is northlands premier paintball field. It has the best mask technology, The best Nitro powered guns, Action packed game formats, northlands only purpose built international standard paintball zombie town

    • 360 State Highway 10, Cable Bay (0420), Northland Region

    Book your Mangonui Accommodation with Carneval Ocean View luxury B and B. Located in Mangonui, Doubtless Bay accommodation comprises 2 spacious ocean view rooms overlooking picturesque Doubtless Bay.