LOCAL 

DIRECTORY A-Z

The Waimamaku and surrounding South Hokianga and Kauri Coast areas have everything you need during your stay.  This directory includes local businesses, community organisations and clubs.  Search our local directory by either scrolling down this page or using the shortcut menu found at the top right of this page.  If your business, organisation or club is not listed or if you would like to change your directory listing then please click here.

4SQUARE

GROCERIES, FOOD, SHOPPING

Welcome to our Four Square store!  So whether you're keeping it local, or on tour, we're here to make it easy for you. Become a local, and shop where all Kiwis love to shop. Always welcome. Always local. Always Four Square.

PHONE: 09 405 4849

HOURS: MON - SAT 7AM - 6PM

SUN - 7AM - 5PM

LOCATION: 7233 SH12 WAIMAMAKU

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HOKIANGA ENVIRONMENTAL 

COMMUNITY ORGANISATION, CONSERVATION

The aim of this group is to help to protect the environment. Some of the initiatives it has organised are:
-Rubbish pick ups for ‘Keep NZ Beautiful Week’, including sign making.
-'Real Food Hokianga’ day which has been held annually at the Rawene town hall.
-‘Rent a Plate’, encouraging waste free events in Hokianga and reducing single use plastic.

CONTACT:  KARINA

PHONE: 0211720259

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HOKIANGA HARBOUR CARE

COMMUNITY ORGANISATION, CONSERVATION

We are a community trust established to restore the Mauri of Hokianga harbor and other catchments influencing the health of Moana Nui a Kiwa

CONTACT:  JUSTIN BLAIKIE

PHONE: 027 542 2992

EMAIL: JUSTIN@NRC.GOVT.NZ

LOCATION: 273 AHU AHU RD, RD2, KAIKOHE

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STH HOKIANGA GINGER GROUP

COMMUNITY ORGANISATION, CONSERVATION

Weed control is just part of what is needed to protect New Zealand's natural areas. The purpose of SHGG is not only to kill weeds but also to restore forests, shrublands & wetlands, & to help protect threatened plants & animals.

Click the read more button to find out how you can take part in preserving this spectacular environment for future generations.

CONTACT:  ROGER BRAND

LOCATION: MEETINGS HELD AT THE WAIMAMAKU HALL

TANE CAFE

FOOD, COFFEE, ICE CREAMS

Tena koutou katoa, nau mai haere mai ki to tatou wharangi. nga mihi nui mo to tautoko i a matou. 

We are a mobile cafe operating outside of Tane Mahuta - largest Kauri tree in NZ, and 4th largest in the world.

PHONE: 09 405 4641

HOURS: DAILY 9AM -4.30PM

LOCATION: BY TANE MAHUTA, SH12, WAIPOUA FOREST

TURNAROUND CRAFT

ARTS & CRAFTS, CLOTHING

Hand crafted clothing made from natural up-cycled & recycled materials.  Every piece unique.  

LOCATION: HOKIANGA

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WAIMAMAKU BOWLS CLUB

SPORT & LEISURE

Beautiful bowls club nestled at the foot of the Waimamaku Valley.  Open Tuesday evenings during the spring and summer months.  $2 entry fee gets you free use of the bowls and a sausage sizzle.  Very well priced refreshments. 

HOURS: TUESDAY EVENINGS IN SPRING AND SUMMER

LOCATION: 45 GOODWIN ROAD, WAIMAMAKU

WEKAWEKA LANDCARE GROUP

COMMUNITY ORGANISATION, CONSERVATION

High numbers of endangered and rare species of flora and fauna present in the valley have resulted in parts of  this area being classified as ‘outstanding natural landscape’ by the Northland Regional Council.  Click the read more button to find out how you can take part in preserving this spectacular environment for future generations.

ARTS & CRAFTS

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ALLAN GALE

SCULPTOR, PRINT MAKER, CAST GLASS

Visitors are welcome to visit me at home in my studio in 
the Waiotemarama Gorge, Hokianga.   Please call me first to make arrangements and note that there is a 1km walk along a track, which is cross country from the parking spot.

PHONE: 021 0789198

EMAIL: allangale@actrix.co.nz

LOCATION: WAIOTEMARAMA GORGE ROAD, WAIMAMAKU

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ARTISANS FAIR

ARTS AND CRAFTS EVENT

Bi-annual event  showcasing the local arts and crafts people of Waimamaku and surrounding areas.  Hosted in the Waimamaku village hall in autumn and spring.  Check the Artisans Fair events page for the next fair and how you can take part. 

LOCATION: WAIMAMAKU VILLAGE HALL

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BEVERLY COX

PAINTER

Cox has lived and worked in the Hokianga for over twenty years and draws much of her inspiration from the beautiful native and introduced flora.  My studio is located on Taita Road, Waimamaku.  Painter's studio set amongst kahikatea trees Please ring ahead. 

PHONE: +64 9 405 8623

MOBILE:  +64 21 250 4969 

EMAIL: bevandgary@xtra.co.nz

LOCATION: TAITA RD, WAIMAMAKU

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CHRISTINE BUTLER

PAINT, GLASS, PHOTOGRAPHY, JEWELLERY

Works in paint, glass, photography and jewellery. Please contact to arrange a viewing.

PHONE: 021 02281891 

PHONE: 09 405 8259

EMAIL: XTINE@IHUG.CO.NZ

LOCATION: SH12 OPONONI

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DOROTHY RAMAE MACKINNON

TOITOI STUDIO GALLERY

Traditional and contemporary kete, selected art works and collectible T-shirts.  Situated in an original pioneer cottage between Tane Mahuta and Waimamaku village. 

PHONE: 09 405 8243 

HOURS: 10AM - 3.30PM DAILY

LOCATION: SH1 WAIMAMAKU 

EMAIL:RUBYMAE@HOTMAIL.COM

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GEORGIE DOROTHY READ

PAINTER

Georgie's latest exhibition "Cut from, Cut outs, Cut up, Stuck up"  was shown at Toi Box Hokianga from the 19th to the 28th of October 2018

LOCATION: WAIMAMAKU

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JAMES & CHARLOTTE TARANAKI

BONECARVING STUDIO

Set aside a day to create your own beautiful Taonga (bonecarving).  Draw your designs and let James assist you at our home/studio.  Great harbour views. Lunch provided. $60 for the day. 

Ph. 09 405 8061 

EMAIL: HOKIANGABONECARVINGSTUDIO@GMAIL.COM

LOCATION: OPONONI, HOKIANGA

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JAN BARRATT

WEAVER

Weaving in NZ fibre, paper and glass. Studio & accommodation available.

Ph. 09 405 8662

M: 021 02366424

LOCATION: OPONONI, HOKIANGA

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TOI BOX HOKIANGA

GALLERY

A new artist-run space, in a modified 20ft shipping container offering an affordable mobile space for local artists  to explore and exhibit a wide range of art practices

MOBILE: 02102366424

EMAIL: toiboxhokianga@gmail.com

HOURS: 10AM - 3PM DAILY

LOCATION: 29 STATE HIGHWAY 12, OMAPERE

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TURNAROUND CRAFT

ARTS & CRAFTS, CLOTHING

Hand crafted clothing made from natural up-cycled & recycled materials.  Every piece unique.  

LOCATION: HOKIANGA

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WILL NGAKURU

MAORI CARVER & SCULPTOR

Working in wood, stone, bone and recycled treasures. Available by appointment. 

LOCATION: WAIMAMAKU

PHONE: 09 405 876

EMAIL: WAKAWHENUA@XTRA.CO.NZ