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Whāngārei town basin

Whāngārei town basin

In Whāngārei, at the head of the harbour, is this town basin for recreational and other small vessels. The ‘Hatea Loop’ – Huarahi o te Whai (pathway of opportunity) – circles the Town Basin and inner harbour. This 4.2 kilometre walkway and cycle path opened in September 2014 and includes a public sculpture and heritage trail.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland places - Whāngārei city and environs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 September 2021)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 4 May 2015