Charlotte lives in hamilton and was holidaying with her family at their bach in matarangi during the. Work on hei classroom block well underway the date for the 12th whitianga scallop festival has been set. Best of whitianga, new zealand tourism tripadvisor. Our coromandel is the annual magazine from thamescoromandel district council. Situated in whitianga, 250 yards from whitianga beach and 1.
King beachfront unit motel accommodation whitianga, the. Located on the east coast of the coromandel, mercury bays main town of whitianga has attracted visitors for more than a thousand years. Our coromandel magazine 201718 by thamescoromandel. Gwen, who documented her life story in the book of gwenifer in. Alfresco seating is offered to capitalise on the view but those seated inside wont miss out as floor. Scallops season and what you need to know before diving in. Check our live availability, rates and book online please note that a surcharge of 3% will apply to all visa and mastercard credit card payments and 3. My parents owned a bach in whitianga and we came here for. But it was captain james cook who gave the area its name, when he anchored in the bay in 1769 to observe the transit of mercury. There are usually door sales at the event, however as it is a very popular event, we recommend purchasing your tickets in advance. What a fab thing to do in a whitianga myself and my wife did the scenic trip first and then when we came back i did the hellbender was as awesome got thrown off three times but was fun,and banana boat crew are amazing thanks. An attractive township with a deepwater harbour, whitianga is a place where you can do a little or a lot the pace of life can be as busy or as calm as you choose. The 10 best things to do in whitianga 2020 with photos.
Ships from europe sailed in to whitiangas deepwater harbour to load up with valuable kauri. Buttery, delicious, incredibly versatile, and surprisingly easy to cook, scallops are a true seafood treasure. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Please note that all dive trips are subject to minimum numbers of divers and the weather conditions. The first primary school opened in the area in 1872. The whitianga hotel is a fantastic old pub in the heart of whitianga. Marine reserve, the esplanade, in whitianga tickets. Our king beachfront unit comfortably sleeps 2 4 guests. Return the potato to the bowl of water, and proceed with the remaining potatoes. Find shops in whitianga, waikato using the local store shopping guide.
We used a spud gun with agria potatoes, fishing line and number. From its beginnings in 1869, it has always been a whitianga icon and a place to be entertained. Following this visit, many of kupes tribe settled here. We were requested to recoat and re fresh a what was very tired floor. Come and see the natural beauty of the coromandel peninsula.
Discover whitianga, new zealand official visitor and. Rent a holiday accomodation for short and long term stay. Whitianga is on the upper east coast of the coromandel, nestled in a perfect spot between coromandel town and tairua and close to some of the best beaches in the world such as hahei and catherdral. Cheesy scalloped potatoes cheddar and bacon are always a good ideaespecially when there. Online classified ad in newspaper whitianga, mercury bay the. Our coromandel magazine is thamescoromandel district councils annual magazine.
Beachside resort motel is less than a 5 minute walk from central whitianga and less than 110 yards from buffalo beach. Whitianga scallop festival is making a return after a year off. For the latest updates and resources, visit the governments dedicated website. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license.
Baked, fried, or mashed, theres no wrong way to cook potatoes. For a taste of whitianga at home try mr selbys simple favourite of a. Explore recipes, plan party menus, find weeknight dinner inspiration and check out recipes that can help you get the most out of your new kitchen appliance. When native forests were being harvested on the peninsula in the 1800s and early 1900s, whitianga was a timber port. The 10 best things to do in whitianga updated 2020.
Then, stop in tauranga before hitting geothermic rotorua, followed by art decoinspired napier. Whitianga scored 1008 on the social deprivation index. Door to door cab fares around whitianga and the mercury bay area. Think about the pages you would visit and the information you would like to see in order to book your next adventure. Many of us did, and so went the last of harrys potato crops. Scallops rank up there as one of kiwis favourite seafoods. Whitianga trip planner plan your whitianga vacation. Latest mercury bay news free support for whitianga business owners. Top boat tours in whitianga, new zealand tripadvisor. Coromandel holiday homes, accommodation rentals, baches and. When you are ready, click here to complete our questionnaire. Spend two weeks in new zealand on this eventful road trip.
Whitianga is the main settlement of the mercury bay on the coromandel peninsula, new zealand. The innovation continues into the interior with spacious living. Whitianga is a town on the coromandel peninsula, in the waikato region of new zealands north island. Mercury bay area school is a coeducational composite years 115 school with a decile rating of 5 and a roll of more than students.
Brought to you by cajun in the city and justin wilson holdings, inc. The old worn polyurethane was removed from the pine timber floor using our dust free sanding equipment. Justice of the peace in whitianga and the mercury bay area are available to assist with a range of duties including witnessing signatures on documents. Book your whitianga holiday accommodation online from 117 per night. Make the most of your holiday in whitianga by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our new zealand trip planner. A concrete tile, dual pitched roof and clever use of the timber fascia system gives the home a unique, modern look. Whitianga scallop festival has quickly become one of. Whitianga scallop festival 2020 local tips from flaxmill. The organisers of the frankies beach street meet on 6 january. Whitianga scallop festival which looks over the spot the bivalves come from. Te whitianga o kupe is the original place name of the town, meaning kupes crossing place. Private hire services including city excursions and airport transfers.
Here, the best ways to prepare this delicious shellfish for any meal and to suit any taste. Whitianga is a seaside town in the middle of mercury bay on the east side of the coromandel peninsula in northern new zealand. Mercury bay library, 22 victoria street, whitianga. Whitianga scallop festival has quickly become one of new zealands must do festivals. The food is amazing and is great value for money for the whole family. Discover 574 holiday homes to book online for your whitianga, thamescoromandel district holiday. Discover 574 holiday homes to book online for your whitianga, thames coromandel district holiday. Travelling and chucking scallops at the whitianga scallop festival in coromandel, new zealand two cowboys. Book your tickets online for the top things to do in whitianga, new zealand on tripadvisor. Will be on sale from may 2020 through the whitianga scallop festival website. Whitianga holiday homes, accommodation rentals, baches and. Whitianga hotel whitianga hotel, 1 blacksmith lane, whitianga 3510. This spacious well appointed unit has a separate, well equipped kitchen with fridgefreezer, oven, hobs and microwave, as well as all the kitchen facilities you. Hotels and resorts discover whitianga, new zealand.589 451 512 748 1227 295 294 1522 1126 1608 688 1223 1533 1509 233 1369 247 156 1593 405 229 129 1405 1255 1040 512 1457 373 1493 255 1555 1555 1348 274 1011 1325 693 260 1411 1340 1336 407 326 276 793 373 1145 487 882