Whangarei Tourism

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(This article is about the city of Whangarei. For the electoral district with the same name, see Whangarei (New Zealand electorate).) Whangarei (/ˌfɒŋəˈreɪ/, alt. /ˌwɒŋəˈreɪ/; Māori: [faŋaˈɾɛi]) is the northernmost city in New Zealand and the regional capital of Northland Region. It is part of the Whangarei District, a local body created in 1989 to administer both the city proper and its hinterland from the former Whangarei City, Whangarei County and Hikurangi Town councils. The city population was estimated to be 55,400 at the June 2015 estimate, up from 47,000 in 2001. The wider Whangarei area had an estimated population of 85,900 in 2015. The Whangarei urban area is spread throughout the valleys of the surrounding area and has several suburbs: Kamo, Springs Flat, Tikipunga, Three Mile Bush, Otangarei, Mairtown, Regent, Kensington, and Whau Valley lie to the north of the city. South and west of the city centre are Morningside, Raumanga, Maunu, Horahora, Woodhill, and the Avenues, and to the east are Riverside, Sherwood Rise, Onerahi, and Parihaka.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Whangarei in New Zealand. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Whangarei like a local. After your splendid visit to Whangarei, 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. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust, Auckland Airport. To explore Whangarei, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Whangarei*

  • Pollution Statistics in Whangarei

    Know the pollution level of Whangarei before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • Whangarei: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Whangarei for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Whangarei.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 35 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 35 (Low)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60 (High)
  • Living in Whangarei - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 56.98 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 30.34 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 81.48 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.77 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Whangarei

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Whangarei

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.19 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91.76 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 94.38 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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