Ngunguru Sandspit Protection Society
 
 
Main Menu
Home
Content
All items
Key Resources
Articles by Topic
Events
Other Coastlines
Human Interest
Photo Gallery
Links
Navigation
Search
Index
Action
Contact / Donate / Join
Comment Page
Sandspit Prints
Secure Login Form





Lost Password?
No account yet? Register
Verse of The Day
“A, no ka tutuki te taima, ka tonoa mai e te Atua tana Tama, i whanau i te wahine, i whanau i raro i te ture, Hei hoko i te hunga i raro i te ture, kia whiwhi ai tatou ki te whakatamarikitanga.” (Galatians 4:4-5)

Powered by BibleGateway.com
Recent popular items
Tutukaka Coast promo
Home arrow Articles by Topic arrow Economic benefits arrow Tutukaka: A whale of a time
Tutukaka: A whale of a time PDF Print
User Rating: / 1
PoorBest 
Articles - Economic benefits
Written by Liz Light, The New Zealand Herald   
Sunday, 09 January 2011

A survey in National Geographic Traveller chose the Tutukaka coast when listing the world's top three coastal areas. And Jacques Cousteau considered the Poor Knights Islands, just off the coast, to be one of the world's best diving sites.

It's curious that this area, applauded internationally for its beauty, is just a couple of hours from Auckland and yet many of us scarcely know it's there. It's time I headed north.

The drought is over and Northland is a million shades of lush green. In contrast, Ngunguru, with its estuary and wide sky, is many hues of blue. The town, a mix of posh beach houses and faded baches, straggles along the estuary. We park next to a line of upside-down dinghies and walk to the entrance. A breeze makes bunny-tails bob and spinifex roll.

Full story...


Add as favourites (90) | Quote this article on your site | Views: 1272

Be first to comment this article

Only registered users can write comments.
Please login or register.

Powered by AkoComment Tweaked Special Edition v.1.4.6
AkoComment © Copyright 2004 by Arthur Konze - www.mamboportal.com
All right reserved

 
< Prev   Next >

Email: secretary@ncag.org.nz

© 2017 Ngunguru Sandspit Protection Society
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.