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Politically the Far North is divided into three parts, the Western Ward, the Eastern Ward and the Far Far North. It is administered by the Far North District Council. [http://www.fndc.govt.nz FNDC] Geographically it has many regions stemming from the old political system before the amalgamation of the Far North took place.  Locals mostly still use the old terms which are also much more meaningful for tourism. The main areas are Hokianga, Far Far North and Bay of Islands. 75% of the still standing Kauri trees are in the Far North.  The [[Northland]] region has adopted it as one of their prime icons for tourism.
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The Far North is administered by the Far North District Council. [http://www.fndc.govt.nz FNDC] Geographically it has many regions stemming from the old political system before the amalgamation of the Far North took place.  Locals mostly still use the old terms which are also much more meaningful for tourism. The main areas are Hokianga, Far Far North and Bay of Islands. 75% of the still standing Kauri trees are in the Far North.  The [[Northland]] region has adopted it as one of their prime icons for tourism.
  
 
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*Kaitaia - main town of the [[Far Far North]]
 
*Kaitaia - main town of the [[Far Far North]]
 
*Kaikohe - main town of the Far North District
 
*Kaikohe - main town of the Far North District
*Okaihau - means "nothing but wind"
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*Kerikeri - fastest growing town in New Zealand in the [[Bay of Islands]]
 
*Kerikeri - fastest growing town in New Zealand in the [[Bay of Islands]]
 
*Paihia - crammed tourism centre in the [[Bay of Islands]]
 
*Paihia - crammed tourism centre in the [[Bay of Islands]]

Latest revision as of 06:17, 26 January 2013

Wairere Boulders, you can see some gigantic boulders in Horeke, Hokianga.
Have a play with big balls, the Koutu Boulders in Hokianga !
Canyon in Sand Dune, forming the northern part of the Hokianga Heads.
Tall Kauri in Omahuta Kauri Sanctuary established by DoC in 1952 .

Far North is a district of Northland on the North Island of New Zealand.

Regions[edit]

The Far North is administered by the Far North District Council. FNDC Geographically it has many regions stemming from the old political system before the amalgamation of the Far North took place. Locals mostly still use the old terms which are also much more meaningful for tourism. The main areas are Hokianga, Far Far North and Bay of Islands. 75% of the still standing Kauri trees are in the Far North. The Northland region has adopted it as one of their prime icons for tourism.

  • Hokianga, pristine, unspoilt, untouched, untamed

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  • Omapere/Opononi - twin towns in Hokianga
  • Rawene - former main town of Hokianga
  • Kaitaia - main town of the Far Far North
  • Kaikohe - main town of the Far North District
  • Okaihau
  • Kerikeri - fastest growing town in New Zealand in the Bay of Islands
  • Paihia - crammed tourism centre in the Bay of Islands
  • Russell - relaxed coastal town in the Bay of Islands
  • Kawakawa - train town with world famous toilets

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