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Hikurangi Covid Response Plan

Hikurangi now has a covid response team in place ready to help you with any covid queries or concerns.  We have established a community helpline that can provide a variety of support, specialising in meeting your social needs like food supplies, medical supplies, isolation support, and other information.

Hikurangi Fencing Club

Have you ever thought about giving fencing a go?  This highly skilled combat sport is coming to Hikurangi!  Starting early April in the Hikurangi War Memorial Hall, children and adults can attend, learn and practice fencing on Wednesdays for only $20 per term!  All equipment provided, come along and give it a go!

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Welcome to historic Hikurangi.

 

Hikurangi is a small township fifteen minutes north of Whangarei.  It is the gateway to the Tutukaka coast and the perfect place to stop for a coffee on your way North.  Hikurangi is a name used in many parts of New Zealand because it commemorates a well-known peak in Hawaiki, from where Maori migrated.

In 1875 a road to Whangarei was established and Hikurangi became a timber milling centre. It further flourished in 1894 when coal mining began in the area.  Today it is still a small busy community as a service centre to the local farming areas of Hukerenui, Opuawhanga, Marua, Puhipuhi, Whakapara and Towai plus the neighbouring coastal area of Helena Bay.  The town has a primary school, two churches an historic pub, a number of early childhood centres, sports facilities, four square, beauty salons and even a museum.

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Hikurangi Matariki Festival

Hikurangi is proud to be hosting it's first ever Matariki Festival!  A fun family oriented event that includes wheels parade, children's games, Maori culture activities, food/drink stalls, stage performances and a fireworks display, be sure to come to Hikurangi Rugby grounds from 1pm Friday 24th June 2022.

Hikurangi Hosts Rally of Whangarei  

Hikurangi is again hosting two events in 2022 for the International Rally of Whangarei.  With four courses open to the rally drivers across the district of Hikurangi, we are also hosting their refuel twice in one day in the main township of Hikurangi. Here's what's happening for each event:  both on SATURDAY 14TH MAY 2022 Rally - The RaceThe drivers will make their way across four legs of the course, twice during one day.  There are areas across the course where public are able to go and view the cars in action.  To purchase tickets for this CLICK HERE. The schedule of the drivers is as follows:  CLICK HERE Refuel  - Meet the DriversBetween each round, the drivers will come in to Hikurangi township to refuel their cars and refuel themselves with a bite to eat.  During this time the public is able to view the cars up close and meet the drivers.  There will also be rally products available on site that you can get signed by the drivers.   We will have food and drinks available on site so you are also welcome to come along for lunch. All profits raised from the food sales will go towards supporting the costs of running the new Hikurangi Shuttle Service due to start operating in May 2022. During this day there will be road closures due to the refuel event.  The corner of George Street and King Streets (outside Rouse motorcycles) will be closed for the duration of the refuel times.  Alfred Street and Church Street will be open as the detour route, however if you live in the zone that will be closed for the refuel it is important to ensure you do not need to leave or arrive at your property in a vehicle during the refuel times.  Please see the map below for details of the closed area of road. We look forward to hosting another successful rally event, thank you to everyone contributing to make this event possible in Hikurangi.  If you would like further information or have any questions please email admin@hikurangi.co.nz or contact Shayn on 0274338471.

Hikurangi ANZAC Parade & Poppy Day

Every year Hikurangi hosts events to remember those lost.  This year the annual parade will go ahead, weather dependent with a backup option if the weather packs in.  There is also a lunch afterwards as well as the opportunity to go through the Hikurangi museum which also homes some historic war memorabilia. Please don't forget to bring some change into town on Friday to contribute to the poppy day donations, this is a great opportunity to engage with your children about the importance of ANZAC day and educate them as to what it's all about.  See our community flyer for more details on both events. 

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