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Matakohe

Northland

  • Roadside pit stop

Matakohe is a charming rural village steeped in history. Kauri logging, gum digging, shipbuilding and shipwrecks are the heritage of this characterful place. The Kauri Museum is New Zealand's best kept secret that has an element of surprise. The first carboNZero certified museum in the world, The Kauri Museum tells the story of the mighty Kauri tree, its fascinating gum and its pioneering past.

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