What is Kerikeri known for?

The region is now known for its citrus, kiwifruit, tamarillos, macadamia nuts and a variety of vegetables and flowers. In Kerikeri you’ll also find the oldest fruit tree in New Zealand. A pear tree planted by the early missionaries stands across the road from the Stone Store, and it still bears fruit today.

What is the Māori name for Kerikeri?

The Māori word Kerikeri was spelled and pronounced as Keddi Keddi or even Kiddee Kiddee, but the town’s name is today generally pronounced Kerry Kerry, sometimes with the rolled ‘r’ used by Māori.

How many Māori are there in Northland?

Northland District Health Board serves a population of 193,170 people (2020/21 estimate)….Ethnic mix, 2020/21.

DHB population
Other 62.1% 76.7%
Māori 35.8% 16.6%
Pacific 2.1% 6.7%

Does Kerikeri have a hospital?

We have 6 hospitals, 87 services available to people living in Kerikeri matching your criteria.

What’s it like living in Kerikeri?

Kerikeri can offer a supportive, caring and interesting retirement option; a great place to bring up your children with a variety of excellent schooling opportunities, space and room to play, beyond city living; or for those just seeking to enjoy life, the great outdoors, peace and quiet and be part of a local …

What is Kerikeri postcode?

Kerikeri/Zip codes

What is it like living in Kerikeri?

Where is Kerikeri?

A rapidly expanding centre of sub-tropical and allied horticulture, Kerikeri is in the Far North District of the North Island and lies at the western extremity of the Kerikeri Inlet, a northwestern arm of the Bay of Islands, where fresh water of the Kerikeri River enters the salty Pacific Ocean.

What is the closest airport to Kerikeri?

Kerikeri Airport, 4.2 km from town at 35°16′S 173°55′E / 35.267°S 173.917°E / -35.267; 173.917, is called the Bay of Islands Airport.

What is the largest town in Northland New Zealand?

Kerikeri, the largest town in Northland, New Zealand, is a tourist destination 240 kilometres (150 mi) north of Auckland and 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of the northern region’s largest city, Whangarei. It is sometimes called the Cradle of the Nation, as it was the site of the first permanent mission station in the country,…

Where does the Māori word’hukerikeri’come from?

However, some Māori say it derives from hukerikeri which means “bubbling up”, and there is a sad reasoning behind this. Hongi Hika, a famous or infamous chief depending on whether one fought with or against him, is reputed to have fathered the child of a captured slave at Kororipo Pā.