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The Rodney district lies within the ancestral areas of the Ngati Whatua and the Ngatiwai Maori tribes.

Rodney is known for its two distinct coastlines, spectacular scenery and abundance of recreational activities.

On the east coast, the Hauraki Gulf and associated safe swimming beaches with shore-based facilities provide incredible opportunities for water-based activities. The offshore islands provide the opportunity to view both historic colonial developments as well as the habitat of endangered birdlife.

The West Coast is known for its wild, unspoilt beauty, rugged coastline and dramatic scenery, along with the only on-shore gannet colony at Muriwai. The Kaipara Harbour is rich in history of the past kauri milling operations. Together they form more 1000 kms of coastline suitable for a multitude of activities. These coastal opportunities contrast with inland opportunities for visiting small townships and accessing a diverse range of attractions, shopping, food, wine and art highlights.

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Join with our whanau and families to explore and enjoy Rodney, the playground for Auckland. Tourism Operators in the Rodney Region »

All of this within 30 minutes driving north of Auckland.

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