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Waimanu Lodge Welcome to our Blog

Waimanu Lodge Welcome to our Blog

    Welcome to our blog. We will be using this blog to update you with news, events and observations as they happen around Waimanu Lodge, the Whangaroa Harbour and further a field. We are interested in all things nature has to offer – sea, countryside, birds, animals.  We enjoy... Read More
Marlin Hotel Whangaroa – Under New Management

Marlin Hotel Whangaroa – Under New Management

Our local iconic Hotel – The Marlin – as seen directly at the end of the jetty – has recently changed hands. Opening night was Friday 28th September.  We wish the new owners the best of luck in their new venture. The following is their latest Face Book post. Read More
Lake Wanaka. Roys Peak

Lake Wanaka. Roys Peak

  Our family took a short break to Lake Wanaka in the South Island a couple of weeks ago.  The family all skied at nearby Cardrona ski field while I hiked somewhere different each day. Have declared my skiing days are over! This hike is 6km from Wanaka township. ... Read More
Tranquility

Tranquility

Beautiful scene on my morning walk around the Whangaroa Harbour foreshore.  Safe anchorage for local and visiting boats.   Read More
Wairakau Stream/Lane Cove Walk

Wairakau Stream/Lane Cove Walk

Lane Cove/Duke’s Nose upgraded walk Northland Age Trampers and campers who head into scenic Lane Cove, on Whangaroa Harbour, this summer will be greeted by a spruced-up trampers hut, with fewer weeds and a well-marked track to the Duke’s Nose (the Kaiara Rocks), thanks to the Department of Conservation... Read More
Whangaroa Foreshore Clean-Up Day

Whangaroa Foreshore Clean-Up Day

Today, a bunch of us got together with chainsaws, weedeaters, sprayers, brooms, loppers, rakes, rubbish bags, utes, a truck and set too and tidied up the foreshore from Ratcliffs Bay right round to the reserve on the other side of the Gamefish Club.  With so many hands at work... Read More