Ruawai Tourism

Ruawai is a small township located 30 km south of Dargaville in Northland, New Zealand. The population was 426 in the 2006 Census, a decrease of 30 from 2001. The name literally translated from Maori means 'two waters' referring to the nearby Northern Wairoa River and Kaipara Harbour. The township primarily serves the outlying farming area which consists mainly of cattle farming and kumara growing and the town declared itself as the Kumara capital of the world.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Ruawai in New Zealand. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Ruawai like a local. After your splendid visit to Ruawai, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Auckland. Auckland, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Waiheke Island, Sky Tower, Devonport. Also, to reach Ruawai, you'll have to take a flight to Auckland; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Ruawai.

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