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Kaipara
Kaipara District
Population 17,500
Extent Waimanakau to Wellsford;
east to Cape Rodney

The Kaipara District is located in the Northland Region in northern For alternative meanings, see New Zealand (disambiguation). New Zealand is a country formed of two major islands and a number of Pacific Ocean. A common Māori name for New Zealand is Aotearoa, popularly translated as Land of the Long White Cloud. New Zealand also maintains responsibility for the... New Zealand.

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Geography

Kaipara District is located in the low hills around the northern shores of the The Kaipara Harbour is an inlet of the Tasman Sea located near the base of the North Auckland Peninsula on the western side of the North Island of New Zealand. The harbour is one of the largest in the world. It is a very broad shallow harbour covering an area... Kaipara Harbour, a large natural harbour open to the The Tasman Sea is the large body of water between Australia and New Zealand and is a south-western segment of the South Pacific Ocean. The sea was named after the Dutch explorer Abel Janszoon Tasman, discoverer of New Zealand and Tasmania. The British explorer Captain James Cook later extensively... Tasman Sea.


The roughly triangular district stretches from a thinning of the The North Auckland Peninsula, frequently referred to simply as the Northland Peninsula, is located in the far north of the North Island of New Zealand. The peninsula is easily confused with, though not the same as, the region of Northland, which occupies the top 80% of the peninsula. The remaining... North Auckland Peninsula south of Maungaturoto is a small town in the Northland region of New Zealand. Although it has a population of just 750, it is the second largest settlement in the Kaipara District. The township is located close to the Otamatea River, an estuarial arm of the Kaipara Harbour 25 kilometres north of... Maungaturoto in the southeast to the Waipoua Forest preserves some of the best examples of kauri forest remaining in New Zealand. It is notable for having two of the largest living kauri trees, Tane Mahuta and Te Matua Ngahere. It is located in the Northland region and is associated with the neighbouring Waima and Mataraua Forests... Waipoua Forest in the northwest, extending from there down the west coast to the Kaipara Harbour. The region is bisected by the Wairoa is the name of several rivers and streams in New Zealand. This is not surprising, as wairoa is Maori for long water. Contents // Categories: New Zealand geography stubs | New Zealand rivers | Northland, New Zealand | Hawkes Bay-Wairarapa | Nelson, New Zealand | Bay of Plenty-East Coast ... Wairoa River and its tributaries, which flow into the nortern end of the Kaipara Harbour.


Population

The district consists of the towns of Dargaville is a town in the North Island of New Zealand. It is situated on the bank of the Wairoa River in the Northland region. The town is located 45 kilometres southwest of Whangarei, close to the junction of State Highways 12 and 14. The town is named after timber... Dargaville, Maungaturoto and Kaiwaka, as well as the rural area which surrounds them. It has a population of 17,811, of whom about 4500 live in Dargaville, the seat of the district council.


The population is largely rural, living in small settlements dotted around the undulating countryside. The area around Dargaville is noted for the high proportion of residents of Dalmatia ( Croatian Dalmacija, Italian Dalmazia, Serbian Далмација) is a region of Croatia on the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea, spreading between the island of Pag in the northwest and the Bay of Kotor in the southeast. The inner Dalmatia (Dalmatinska Zagora... Dalmatian descent.


The nearest city is Whangarei Categories: New Zealand geography stubs | Territorial Authorities of New Zealand | Northland, New Zealand | Cities and towns in New Zealand ... Whangarei, 45 kilometres northeast of Dargaville.


Dargaville has an annual Arts and Crafts Festival run by the local Logo of Rotary International Rotary International is an organisation whose members comprise Rotary Clubs (service clubs) located all over the world. The members of Rotary Clubs are known as Rotarians and are business and professional leaders who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build... Rotary club.


See also

  • Regions is the formal term for the top tier of local government in New Zealand. There are twelve regions, each governed by an elected regional council. Five territorial authorities (the second tier of local government) also perform the functions of a regional council and thus are known as unitary authorities... List of regions in New Zealand
  • Territorial Authorities is the formal term for the second tier of local government in New Zealand, below regional councils. There are 74 territorial authorities: 16 city councils, 57 district councils and the Chatham Islands Council. Five territorial authorities (Nelson City Council, Gisborne, Tasman and Marlborough District Councils and the Chatham... Territorial Authorities of New Zealand.

External links

  • The district council's website (http://www.kaipara.govt.nz/)

See also: Regions is the formal term for the top tier of local government in New Zealand. There are twelve regions, each governed by an elected regional council. Five territorial authorities (the second tier of local government) also perform the functions of a regional council and thus are known as unitary authorities... list of regions in New Zealand and Territorial Authorities is the formal term for the second tier of local government in New Zealand, below regional councils. There are 74 territorial authorities: 16 city councils, 57 district councils and the Chatham Islands Council. Five territorial authorities (Nelson City Council, Gisborne, Tasman and Marlborough District Councils and the Chatham... territorial authorities of New Zealand.

Territorial Authorities is the formal term for the second tier of local government in New Zealand, below regional councils. There are 74 territorial authorities: 16 city councils, 57 district councils and the Chatham Islands Council. Five territorial authorities (Nelson City Council, Gisborne, Tasman and Marlborough District Councils and the Chatham... Territorial Authorities of For alternative meanings, see New Zealand (disambiguation). New Zealand is a country formed of two major islands and a number of Pacific Ocean. A common Māori name for New Zealand is Aotearoa, popularly translated as Land of the Long White Cloud. New Zealand also maintains responsibility for the... New Zealand
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Kaipara New Zealand - Kaipara Towns and Places (1177 words)
The largest town in the Kaipara District, Dargaville is an old established community beside the Northern Wairoa River and is a service centre for the surrounding rural areas.
This township is the gateway to the Kaipara District, the central part of the Kaipara Harbour, the east coast’s Mangawhai Harbour, and to greater Northland.
In 1825 the battle of Te Ika-a-Ranganui last and fiercest battle of the inter-tribal musket wars, was fought on the portage, 3kms along the Mangawhai Road from Kaiwaka.
Kaipara District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (242 words)
The Kaipara District is located in the Northland Region in northern New Zealand.
Kaipara District is located in the low hills around the northern shores of the Kaipara Harbour, a large natural harbour open to the Tasman Sea.
The roughly triangular district stretches from a thinning of the North Auckland Peninsula south of Maungaturoto in the southeast to the Waipoua Forest in the northwest, extending from there down the west coast to the Kaipara Harbour.
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