Horeke is the end or start of the
Herenga Tai Twin Coast Cycle Trail".
The Mangungu Mission house is nearby. Here
the biggest signage of the Treaty of Waitangi took place.
Close to the Mission are the oldest Grave Stones
of New Zealand. Cause of death was often drunkenness by sailors
who fell over board and could not swim.
The world famous Wairere
Boulders Nature Park is just 3 km away from us and well worth a
The Omahuta Kauri Sanctuary is
30 km towards North. A forest reserve which was never
logged and created by the Department of Conservation in the
stroll up the sand dunes opposite Opononi. Up there you find
many interesting sandstone sculptures towering some 20 m.
The nearby Koutu Boulders are believed to be the
biggest concretions in the World. They can easily be scheduled
into a day trip to the Kauri Tree with the biggest volume (Tane
Mahuta) or the Kauri with the biggest girth (Te Matua Ngahere).
It is great fun to play hard ball with your family on the shore
of the Hokianga Harbour.
offer numerous other suggestions on things to see and do within
easy driving distance.
Riverhead Guesthouse - B & B
Phys address: 2097 Horeke Road, Horeke, Hokianga Harbour, Northland, New Zealand,
Postal address: R.D.1, Okaihau 0475
Phone (09) 401 9610, Phone international +64 9 401 9610
021 814562, Cell
Phone International: +64 21 814562