Rawene

Rawene is a town in Hokianga, New Zealand. It is the third-oldest European settlement in New Zealand.

Understand

It is a picturesque village on a peninsula jutting into the Hokianga Harbour, about half-way up the harbour. Dolphins and orca are often seen here, sometimes following the ferry that crosses the harbour to Kohukohu.

Get in

See

Do

Take a walk along Rawene's streets, using the free guide and map obtainable at most outlets.

Tide permitting, there is a small beach beyond the Boatshed Cafe on Clendon Esplanade. You can launch a canoe or small boat from the ramp. Take care of the river current.

Buy

Eat

Drink

At the historic Masonic Hotel, the Boatshed Cafe or (non-alcoholic) Hokianga Takeaways or Wardy's.

Sleep

Go next

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