Collingwood (New Zealand)

Collingwood is the only town of size, beyond Takaka, in Golden Bay, in the northwest corner of New Zealand's South Island.

Charming Collingwood offers a caravan park, several motels, restaurants, a small grocery, a chocolate shop, village hall, library, a hostel, post office and is the jumping off point for one of the top companies offering tours of Farewell Spit.


At the height of the Victorian gold rush, Collingwood was proposed as the capital of New Zealand.


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