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West Auckland Beaches

Titirangi Beach

"The long cloud in the atmosphere," Titirangi translates. Many of New Zealand's birds live on the sandy beach park, including Fantasil, Tui, Kererū, White Eye and more. The beach on Bay of Paturoa is part of the harbour of Manuka. At the top of the park, Auckland Transit Busses 173, 180, 181 and S025 provide […]

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Karekare Beach

Karekare is a small coastal town in Northern New Zealand's Auckland area, sandwiched by a great black surfy beach from the Waitākère Ranges. Because of its position in The Piano in 1993, Karekare Beach received greater recognition. On the west shore of Auckland, 35 kilometres from Auckland city centre, the secluded black sandy beach. The […]

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Piha Beach

Piha is the most popular surf beach in New Zealand. Situated on the west coast of the North Island, 40 km from the town of Auckland, this black sandy beach has a reputation for an impressive surf that rolls across the Tasman Sea. When the Uncle Toby Iron Man contest was held at Piha in […]

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Laingholm Beach

Laingholm Beach is a quiet sandy beach overlooking the Bay of Laingholm. It is near the mouth of the port of Manukau and the site of New Zealand 's greatest maritime tragedy in 1863. HMS Orpheus of the Royal Navy struck a moving sand bar and dropped on his side. The water of Manukau Harbor […]

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