Mangawhai Beach & Mangawhai HeadsMangawhai is a place of history and heart, from the old waterfront pub and colonial buildings, to the proliferation of much-loved holiday homes and baches. In two distinct areas, Mangawhai Village is a thriving collection of shops, galleries and cafes, while Mangawhai Heads has the tranquil lagoon-style harbour, its dramatic sand dunes, exhilarating surf beach and established shopping precinct in Wood Street.
Nz Herald Articles
Mangawhai: Days of wine and olivesby Susan Edmunds
Less than an hour and a half's drive from Auckland, Mangawhai Heads is an unexpected gastronomic delight. We visited thinking we might get a beach walk and pub lunch but instead found award-winning wine to taste, gorgeous olive oil to sample and an authentic French eatery going incognito...read more
Mangawhai: Seaside escapeby Megan Singleton
Mangawhai is something of a secret hideaway, frequented mostly by those owning baches there or who have spent years disappearing there on family camping holidays. Its tiny township is a little bit arty and a little bit country...read more
Mangawhai: Outpost for the in-crowdby Liz Light
Mangawhai has always been beautiful. Now, with fine food and art, it's cultivated too, finds Liz Light...read more
The magic of Mangawhaiby Graham Hepburn
There's plenty to see and do - and eat - in nearby Mangawhai, discovers Graham Hepburn...read more
Within 80 minutes drive north of Auckland city on Northlands picture postcard east coast, you will find us just off State Highway 1 on the Twin Coast Discovery Highway.
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