Your Place - Mangonui
This is the northern most centre in New Zealand with a population of more than a 1000. It's name means Great Shark. The largest of the four towns, it sits on the shores of a sheltered harbour, 150 kilometres by road from Whangarei and just a couple of kilometers east of Coopers Beach. About 1,600 people make this area, along the coast of Doubtless bay, their home.