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Waimamaku is a small rural village in South Hokianga, Northland, New Zealand. The crystal clear Waimamaku river starts deep in the forest and flows around the village on its' way out to sea. It is Waimamaku Valley's ancient geological history and rich cultural heritage which formed the stunning landscapes and character of this special place. Meet our friendly locals. Families have been settled here for generations. Waimamaku is truly multi cultural, with many residents having traveled the world now thankful to call Waimamaku home.
The three forests that surround Waimamaku village are home to NZ's largest population of North Island brown kiwi and the legendary Tane Mahuta, the mighty 2,000 year old Kauri tree. A diverse range of native species abound here. Explore remote and empty beaches, rivers, lakes and waterfalls. Lose yourself from the outside world and experience the charm and special energy of the Waimamaku Valley.
Waimamaku is a thriving small community of less than 500 residents, situated on the remote west coast of Northland, South Hokianga, New Zealand. Reminiscent of "old school New Zealand", many visitors claim that they feel they have been transported to another time, where everyone quickly learns your name and welcomes you as a new friend. Waimamaku plays host to a number events throughout the year that are fast becoming legendary, including the Wild West Festival, Artisans Fair, Hokianga Country Music Festival, and many more. Check the events calendar to also see all the local events coming up.