Northland is a long, narrow peninsula with a land area of 1.25 million hectares and a population of 148,470.
Rich in culture and history, the Northland region boasts a stunning natural environment north of its boundary line that stretches from south-east of Mangawhai across to the Kaipara Harbour and all the way up to New Zealand's northernmost tip, Cape Rēinga. Northland has a sub-tropical climate, making it the warmest region in New Zealand. Annual sunshine hours average about 2000 per annum in many areas, and typical rainfall for the region is 1500 - 2000 mm per annum.
To find out more about Northland's environment, visit Northland Regional Council's website