Described by many as the ‘winterless North’, Northland is known for its mild climate, beautiful white sandy beaches and stunning scenery. The main centres within the Northland region consist of Whangarei, Kerikeri and Kataia. Although Whangarei is buzzing with many career and educational opportunities, the city is also known for its extremely relaxed lifestyle. With many white sandy beaches spanning the area, it’s hard not to feel relaxed after a long day at work. The town of Kerikeri is known for its rich history, stunning scenery and thriving art scene. You can spend the day learning about Māori history, wandering into art galleries or simply enjoying the warm climate surrounded by picturesque scenery. Kataia, the furthest major town at the top of the North Island, is known for its tourist attractions, vineyards and rich history. You can travel to Cape Reinga or 90 Mile Beach from Kataia - both extremely popular for those travelling around New Zealand - sample local wines and learn about Māori history. The Northland region also consists of the town of Waitangi - a town that holds a significant amount of cultural importance. Waitangi is the signing place of the Treaty of Waitangi - an agreement between Māori tribes and the British crown. You will see many tourists and locals making trips to Waitangi to learn more about New Zealand heritage. It doesn’t come as a surprise that many New Zealander’s believe that they have hit the jackpot when it comes to residing in Northland. With the warm weather, beautiful beaches, picturesque scenery and rich history, the Northland region is attractive to most.
|GDP Per Capita||$36,531|
|Average Weekly Rent||$322|