The Far North

Far North

COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Response

Here at The Old Oak we take your health and wellbeing very seriously, and hence have implemented additional cleaning and hygiene procedures in light of Covid-19.  As a guest we recommend you utilise these and take common sense precautions as necessary during your...

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4 Must-dos in the Far North of New Zealand

4 Must-dos in the Far North of New Zealand

Planning on venturing to 'The Cape', New Zealand's most northern point? Here are four recommended must-dos for a day trip up to the Far North you won't want to miss: Ride the Te Paki Sand Dunes: Grab your boogie board and sand surf down some seriously steep dunes....

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Taipa Bridge Opening

Taipa Bridge Opening

The Far North is celebrating the opening of a new two-lane bridge at Taipa. Labeled the ‘smartest bridge in New Zealand’, the new wifi-enabled, two-lane with street lights positioned at both ends of the road adjacent to the bridge also come with a hub giving the...

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Ginger Rogers

Ginger Rogers

Few cats have ever had a fan base to match Ginger Rogers,' and now an entire community is mourning her death. "Ginge was not just an ordinary cat — she was world famous in Mangonui," Mary Ralph said. "When she discovered Mangonui she landed on her feet, and spent many...

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Sounds Good with the Nathan Haines Band

Sounds Good with the Nathan Haines Band

Location: Butler Point, 31 Marchant Road, Hi Hi, Doubtless Bay, Far North Date: Monday 28 January 2019 3:00pm – 6:00pm Blending jazz and soul harmonies with hard hitting beats and electronic textures; saxophonist and producer Nathan Haines is one of New Zealand’s most...

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The Far North ITM Fishing Contest and Auction

The Far North ITM Fishing Contest and Auction

Dates: Sat 27 Jan 2018, 6:00am–4:00pm Sun 28 Jan 2018, 1:00am–3:30pm Fishing in the far north is probably as good as it gets anywhere in the world and without a doubt, Doubtless Bay is one of New Zealand’s true fishing meccas with the country’s best table species and...

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