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Just Listed -2 properties in Totara North 

5 Okura Bay Road, Totara North $395,000

Two-story, three bedroom home with separate sleep-out 

Totara North home close to jetty and all-tide boat ramp 

This two story home has accommodation on both levels with spacious deck and balcony areas.  Exterior buildings are numerous with a good sized 2 car garage with adjoining shed for boat and tools and separate sleep-out. 

Pathways meander through the established gardens with an eclectic array of surprises such as a fish cleaning area,  small random sheds,  plant house (in need of love)  and magical private nooks and crannies hidden throughout this half acre section in historic Totara North. 

The upper level  has a good sized kitchen and open plan dining and lounge with fireplace. A large bedroom or rumpus room opens on to upper deck and has it own private stairway entrance.  A bedroom with built-in wardrobes and shower/bathroom are also located on the upper level. 

On the lower level is a bedroom with built in wardrobes, small study and laundry/shower room. The garage on this level opens onto a carport.  There are three stairways - two interior and one exterior. 

Totara North is one of Northland's gem locations with its own all-tide boat ramp, jetty and is situated on the shores of the beautiful Whangaroa Harbour - New Zealand's marlin capital. 

Only 10 minutes to Whangaroa Golf Course and Kaeo shops and restaurants, 30 minutes to Mangonui and Doubtless Bay and 45 minutes to Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands

If you are looking for a holiday home with room for the whole family where you can keep your boat onsite and enjoy its serene surroundings or looking to relocate to New Zealand's warmest climate - this could be it.   It is a lot of property for the price. 

271 Totara North Road, Totara North $570,000

1890 Kauri built Homestead   $570,000NZ

Built to capture the sun and the views across Whangaroa Harbour, this beautifully maintained property, "McIntosh Homestead," sits proudly atop the hills sheltered  by pohutukawa and totara trees and snuggled in amongst lawns and gardens. 

Sunny during the day and kept warm and cosy by night with two fireplaces - one with wetback,  this kauri built, three bedroom home features original kauri floors, rimu joinery and original crafted rimu doors and wood mantels. 

The spacious master bedroom has its own fireplace and harbour views.  Built-in closets  plenty of storage space, pantry and delightful sunroom all add to the charm of this heritage-style home. 

A deck wraps around the northern side with dual harbour views and outside dining area. A carport provides 2 car parking close to the house. 

The local boat ramp and dock is only minutes away, 10 minutes to Kaeo shops and restaurants, 20 minutes to the heritage village of  Mangonui and the beaches of Doubtless Bay and 35 minutes to Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands. 

1 Hectare - 2.5 acre lifestyle block


Spring-fed pond, stream, 3 fenced paddocks, no building covenants 


Right on the corner of Hihi Road and State Highway 10 sits this 2.5 acre lifestyle block. 

A rural freehold property featuring 3 grazing paddocks complete with a spring-fed pond that drains through a watercourse into the onsite stream.


You have a choice of building sites - and there are no building covenants. 

Possibilities galore.... build your dream house or a tiny house. Add a gardening or work shed.  Grow some crops, Create your garden paradise or just enjoy living in New Zealand's warmest climate. 

Just six minutes to the local Hihi beach, boat ramp and township and six minutes to the historic village of Mangonui with its great restaurants and boutique shops. 


This property is perfectly positioned and priced to sell


To view, call me;  Leonie Mateer  021 023 39788 

870 Omaunu Road, Kaeo $890,000 +GST  

$890,000 plus GST (if any)



This 93.89 hectare (232 acres)  lifestyle property is located only 35 minutes to Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands.  It is country living at its very best.   A river runs along the lower boundary providing year round water with great swimming pools.

There are 14 paddocks (2 holding paddocks) with grazing areas over half of the property.  Quad bike and horse tracks provide access throughout the lower and upper slopes of this magical piece of rural paradise.   Stunning upper views overlook Whangaroa Harbour. 


The current owners have grazed 50 sheep, 25 cattle and 6 horses.  This property is a horse lover's dream location.  This serene lifestyle property has it all - bush, river, sea views, grassy flats and hills, orchard,  pine groves and 2 bedroom modern home.  The sheltered microclimate and rich alluvial river flats are ideal for growing your crops and gardens. 


If you are looking for your very own private lifestyle property with hundreds of acres in the winterless north.. to enjoy pig hunting, horse riding, stock rearing or simply just living the good life.. this property is it.  

Only 25 minutes to boating and game fishing in Whangaroa harbour.

Orotere Estate - 30 acres   $430,000 


This 11.7360 ha  lifestyle property is a bush-lovers' dream location.

Elevated high above Upokarau valley this unique property has so much to offer its new owners including; a brown rock quarry, amazing rock formations, running streams, waterfalls, ponds and magnificent stands of native bush


So much work has already been done by its present owners who have developed over half a kilometer of all-weather roading giving you access to at least two house sites, six grazing paddocks with quality electric fences, a young orchard with fruit and citrus trees and hundreds of trees including pohutukawas, poplars, oaks, magnolias, beech, maple and more.

The present owners have cattle grazing on the land. There are communal stock yards on the estate

Soil type is sedimentary and over 200 tons of lime has been spread on the land over the past ten years.  

A tiny-house sleep-out has just been added to the property which has access to water.   Just bring your BBQ and have a cook-out listening to the sounds of your very own waterfall while enjoying the privacy of living in this serene natureland. 

As our summers are getting drier, water is a must on a lifestyle block.  This property has multiple water sources including  gravity-fed and communal pump fed water supply and of course, running streams fed by cascading waterfalls. 

Power is located at the entrance of the boundary of the property.   Pet friendly property - not a kiwi zone. 

This property is part of Orotere Estate - named from Orotere Rock that sits directly opposite the 8 lot subdivision.  All lots share a common access road, stockyards - loading race, and stock water supply. 


Only 15 minutes to boutique shops, restaurants, banks and services in Kerikeri - the largest town in the far north.

10 minutes to New Zealand's marlin capital - Whangaroa Harbour with sports fishing club and marina 

Two Country Lifestyle Blocks , Whangaroa 

Live the Country lifestyle 

Situated between Tauranga Bay and Whangaroa Harbour 

in the beautiful Waitapu Valley

Lot 8 Ruato Road, off Old Hospital Road,

Whangaroa  - Asking price $330,000

Whangaroa 1/2 acre piece of paradise

Asking Price $330,000

This property is all ready for you to build your dream home in one of New Zealand's most famous deep sea and game fishing harbours in the world.

Overlooking the beautiful serene Whangaroa Harbour this lifestyle block Is just around the corner from the quaint Whangaroa village with the historic Marlin Hotel,  Sports Fishing Club & Marina. 

Sitting high above the harbour on Whangaroa's prestigious Old Hospital Road, where views are guaranteed, this half acre piece of paradise is nestled in the hillside with an established flat building site with services already here.  

North facing, sunny and sheltered this 2196 m2 lifestyle block is healthy living at its best.

If you are looking for a marina to moor your boat and a place to call home in the winterless far north, this lifestyle block has it all.

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