Story: Northland region

Ōpua port

Ōpua port

The deep-water anchorage of Ōpua in the Bay of Islands began as a port for ocean-going vessels in the 1920s. Now it is mainly used by local fishing and charter boats. Here, the car ferry from nearby Okiato is arriving in the late afternoon.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Transport links', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7623/opua-port (accessed 9 December 2019)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015