New Zealand's First Land

Facts & Figures

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The Kauri Museum at Matakohe

© The Kauri Museum

Northland is the first region of New Zealand, the first place in this young country to be settled. In 1840 we were the first to create a historic partnership between our two peoples, Maori and Pakeha.


And today...

Northland is now home to a population of around 151,692
Northland GDP = $5.8B

Census Quick stats about Northland
Read Northland's Economic Profile

Essential Information

Things you need to know about currency, disabled access, driving, electricity, internet, customs, safety, visas, weather and FAQ's.
Food, Wine & Markets Northland is fast becoming the new frontier for gastrotourists
Walking & Cycling We have a vast range of walking tracks and a new cycle trail