Accommodation in Northland 

Northland Ostrich & Emu

388 Kaimaumau Road R.D. 1 Awanui, Northland, 0486; contact options: or phone nos: 09 406 8807 and 027 492 1931. Go 13 km north from Awanui (which is 6km north of Kaitaia) and turn right 3km north of Waiharara, into Kaimaumau Rd. The farm is 4km east, on the right. The gate is opened by pressing the green button on the fence.

Hosts: Raewyn & Rosco Pennell's farm has plenty of room to park vans or caravans or to put up a tent. On site accommodation includes a caravan with double bed (and nearby external toilet) and upstairs in their house; a twin room and a double room, with ensuite. The farm has two kayaks available for exploration of the Rangaunu Harbour, which is easily accessed through the mangroves on their southern border. Access to East Beach is 9km further along Kaimaumau Road: drive to the end and walk 200 m (or try driving the sand-track...).


33 c Poplar Lane, Kerikeri, Northland, 0293 (opposite Redwood Garden Centre); contact options: mobile phone: 021 0274 7407.

Brian & Heather Moore host a very quiet and private acre of land with double room accommodation, spa, plus plenty of parking for Motorhomes, tents etc., It's Away from the main highway but only 4-5 minutes drive into Kerikeri. 
Please phone 02102747407 for directions or email:

Bush Oasis

1349 a State Highway 10, R.D. 3 Kerikeri, Northland, 0293; contact options: email or phones: 027 690 8855 or: 021 267 9522. Go ½ km south from the main Kerikeri intersection; then turn east opposite the Puriri Park Orchard sign (ie: turn right into the gateway, if heading south).

Hosts: Michael & Adrienne Moore have 6½ acres, offering plenty of room for POP (with privacy paramount). Accommodation is a double bed sleep-out off the garage, with toilet & shower. There are extensive bush walks (with glow worms) in their beautiful, tranquil hide-away.

Waitata Bay Resort

38 Long Beach Road, Russell, 0202; phone 09 403 8586.

Only 10 minutes walk from downtown Russell, and just 50m from the family-oriented naturist beach Waitata Bay; is the idyllic home of Antonio, Stefania and their three daughters; Anita, Tosca and Indra. Their property runs a variety of animals and, along with their sizable vegetable garden, their own water supply and a bio-cycle septic system; as a dedicated naturist family, they are almost completely self-sufficient. But they still appreciate the company of like-minded families and visitors to share their paradise. Three self-catered, hi-tech, eco-friendly accommodation units can sleep up to ten persons.
Visitors can share a variety pursuits, such as fishing, kayaking, swimming, snorkelling; or perhaps quiet, spiritual rejuvenation. And the attractive beach is not the only naturist option: there are also secure scenic bush walks on the 25 ha property.

OakLeaf Naturist Homestay

Just 9 Km south of Whangarei, you can find OakLeaf Naturist Homestay, set on 1.4 acres of private garden. We have chooks, so there are fresh eggs when in season. A vegie garden stocks the kitchen and we have a barbeque for those lazy summer days. You have a choice of two double bedrooms with electric blanket, TV and wifi.

As this is our home there is a shared bathroom with toilet and shower, although there is also a second, separate toilet available. We have a spacious lounge with a log burner and TV. We invite you to share our home, experience the lifestyle and enjoy the freedom.

Bookings are essential, so please ring: 022 631 4959 or email for further information.

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