Maungaturoto is a rural community in the Kaipara District of the Northland Region with a population of just over 837 people. The town is small on population but big on community something that captures your attention right away.

The township is located close to the Otamatea River, an estuarial arm of the Kaipara Harbour 25 kilometres north of Wellsford and 45 kilometres south of Whangarei. Maungaturoto is only 1 hour 15 minutes from Auckland and is within reach of many popular beaches.

A great place to live if peace and quiet is what you are looking for – with its landscape of rolling hills and farmlands and green as far as the eye can see, its somewhere you can enjoy your slice of quiet country lifestyle

Here in Maungaturoto you will find welcoming cafes and eateries – one situated in the grand old bank building opened in 1940. Maungaturoto has sports facilities, sports bar, event venue and casual dining. There is also a collection of shops to browse.

Markets are held on every 1st Friday of the month from 3.30pm attracting tourists, visitors, locals and more.

Take a trip through the gorge to the waterfalls, visit historic Batley and scenic Whakapirau, it is all happening in this quaint interesting corner of the Kaipara.

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