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Kat Neilson-Jones
May 25, 2022
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The Thames Coromandel District Council has today announced the appointment of a ne...
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Cathy Klouwens
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May 10, 2022
The national free breast screening programme, BreastScreen Aotearoa, mobile servic...
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Cathy Klouwens
April 28, 2022
We've partnered with the team at Mercury Twin Cinemas to bring you two awesome pri...
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Kat Neilson-Jones
May 02, 2022
Mother's Day is just around the corner. Whether you are looking for a little somet...
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Cathy Klouwens
April 20, 2022
Popular Mercury Twin Cinemas is a perfect fit for new owners Anne-Maree and Matt M...
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Kat Neilson-Jones
April 28, 2022
Millions of people play bridge worldwide. Have you ever wondered what this card ga...
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Kat Neilson-Jones
April 12, 2022
Whitianga resident Alana Baker has this year again partnered with Whitianga Social...
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About Whitianga

Whitianga offers an amazing range of activities and adventures for couples, families and friends to enjoy a wonderful beachside holiday in beautiful natural surrounds.


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Restaurants & Bars

Deliciously fresh local dishes with a choice of relaxed, intimate and fun surroundings or enjoy classic fish and chips takeaways on the beach.


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Accommodation

Accommodation options range from cheap to luxury accommodation on beautiful beaches and bush settings – it's all here in Whitianga.


People on kayaks at Cathedral Cove

Things to Do

Explore Cathedral Cove by boat or kayak and make your way to Hot Water Beach at low tide for a dip in natural hot springs or get into the Coromandel ranges.


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Things To Do With Your Kids

If you're looking for things to do with your kids in Whitianga, there are plenty of fun activities to keep the kids happy. There are loads of affordable activities in the Whitianga area for the whole family to enjoy plus check out our Whitianga Events Guide which has lots of ideas for the kids.


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Fishing & Diving

A major attraction of Mercury Bay is fishing for Snapper, Kingfish, Kahawai, Tuna and Marlin. If you want to know the best Whitianga fishing spots report directly to the experts.

Longshore Marine

Whitianga Sports

Epic Adventures


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Trades & Services

If you're in the Whitianga area and need boat repairs and servicing, building, maintenance or landscaping of your property, find local Whitianga trade professionals who service Mercury Bay and the Coromandel peninsula.


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The Mercury Bay Community

Mercury Bay has many volunteer organisations, council, government, emergency services and not for profit groups that service Whitianga and the Mercury Bay area of Coromandel.


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Weddings

The Coromandel Peninsula is considered a desirable place to get married and local businesses have responded with services for weddings throughout the year.

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