Waipu Cove – information
In the Bream Bay Region you will find Waipu Cove on the coastal road between Waipu and Mangawhai. Fabulous unspoiled golden sands, surf, views out to sea of Whangarei Heads and the Hen & Chicken Islands
Waipu is the nearest township, a friendly coastal town with a Scottish heart.
You will find a vast range of sporting activities including rugby, tennis, croquet, bowling and fishing – it is also home to the famous Waipu Museum.
Exceptional cafes, eateries, shops and a top notch primary school are also near and you can’t beat the beautiful white sandy beaches of Waipu Cove, Langs Beach, Uretiti and Ruakaka.
The market in Waipu and the surrounds is on the march and properties in this area are now becoming increasingly rare, particularly with these features and land area.
Waipu was the center of a significant Presbyterian settlement led by Rev. Norman McLeod, a Presbyterian Minister who led his people from the Highlands of Scotland to New Zealand via Pictou and St. Ann’s in Nova Scotia and Australia. Five shiploads containing over 800 settlers arrived at Waipu in the 1850s.