Whangarei-Terenga-Paraoa, Te Whanga a Reipae
|Motto: Creating the ultimate living environment|
|• Mayor||Sheryl Mai|
|• Deputy Mayor||Sharon Morgan|
|• Land||2,855.40 km2 (1,102.48 sq mi)|
|• Estimate (June 2013 estimate)||81,300|
The Whangarei District is located in Northland, New Zealand. Whangarei City is the principal town and the district seat. Other towns include Hukerenui, Hikurangi, Titoki, Ruakaka and Waipu. The district contains a large amount of rural land, including beaches such as Ngunguru, game fishing mecca Tutukaka, a variety of beaches along Whangarei Harbour, as well as Matakohe or Limestone Island in the Harbour, now subject to ecological restoration. The main airport for the district is Whangarei Airport.
The district extends as far south as Bream Bay, north towards the Cape Brett Peninsula, and west almost to Waipoua Forest. It also includes the Hen and Chicken Islands and the Poor Knights Islands. The mayor of Whangarei District is Sheryl Mai.
The district population is 81,300 from the June 2013 estimate.
- "Whangarei District Quarterly Review" (PDF). Statistics New Zealand. September 2007. p. 13.
- "Subnational Population Estimates: At 30 June 2013 (provisional)". Statistics New Zealand. 22 October 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2013. Also "Infoshare; Group: Population Estimates - DPE; Table: Estimated Resident Population for Urban Areas, at 30 June (1996+) (Annual-Jun)". Statistics New Zealand. 19 November 2013. Retrieved 28 November 2013.
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