Matakana Village Website: JUST 40 MINUTES NORTH OF AUCKLAND lies the picturesque Matakana wine region, the home of over 30 boutique vineyards, olive groves, restaurants and the famous Matakana Village and Farmers’ Market featuring locally grown food and produce.

Matakana Village is the home of the Saturdays Farmers' Market, where you can find artisans producers, growers and farmers from around the region.

Occidental Belgian Beer Cafe Auckland 6-8 Vulcan Lane

The Occidental Belgian Beer Café

Tawharanui encompasses two secluded bays and is one of the best beaches close to Auckland.

Tawharanui beach is perfect for a day trip from Auckland City. (New Zealand)

Martins Bay is a picturesque, hidden gem located in the Rodney district, a one hour drive north of central Auckland and less than 1.5 hours from Auckland International Airport.  The nearest large town is Warkworth (15 minutes drive), which has a full range of services such as a medical centre and supermarket. On the way to Martins Bay is Snells Beach, which has small range of shops  such as The Warehouse, restaurants, takeaways, chemist , petrol Station and mini supermarket.

Come to Martins Bay Holiday Park in the Warkworth area north of Auckland and experience incomparable New Zealand camping, off the beaten track, exciting and peaceful – great family fun or quiet tranquillity – Martins Bay has it all.

Poderi Crisci - vineyard and Italian resturant on Waiheke island.

Poderi Crisci - vineyard and Italian resturant on Waiheke island.

Plume restaurant Matakana

Plume– Superbly Situated in a Spectacular Vineyard Location in the Grape-Growing Region of Matakana, Just North of Auckland.

Charlies Gelato Garden Matakana

Charlies Gelato Garden Matakana

Tiritiri Mantangi Island lighthouse

Tiritiri Mantangi Island lighthouse

Omaha Bay Vineyard, Matakana, New Zealand Vineyards are often planted in spectacular situations, and it would be hard to beat the view at OBV. Taste award winning hand crafted wines matched with an antipasto platter whilst enjoying the views out over the Hauraki Gulf to Little Barrier Island. Less than one hour from Auckland.

Pate (center) at Omaha Bay Vineyard is worth a plane ticket to try. The view while you eat and drink is also impeccable

Discover the Coromandel

Find information on accommodation, events & things to do in Coromandel Town including art studios, fishing, walks & more. Plan your Coromandel Town trip.