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Services on Great Barrier Island include an excellent medical team, a chemist, post shops and local stores, internet access, real estate agents and rental vehicles.

Bike Hire:

Boat Launching/Wharves:
Buses/Shuttles/Tours:
Car Rental:

Chemist:
Churches:

Coastal Tours:

Dentist:

Electric Bike Hire
Fuel: 
Honey Tours:

Internet:

Marriage Celebrant

Medical/Ambulance:

 

Postal:

Real Estate Agents:
Rental Vehicles
Shops:

Shuttles/Buses/Tours:

Tours/Buses/Shuttles:
Visitor Information

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SERVICES

Boat Launching Access:
Medlands.  Access by the DoC campground.  Suitable high and low tides.  Harataonga.  No access    Awana.  No access.  Okiwi.  Access from the DoC campground into the estuary.  High tide only to go out through the gap.

Tryphena: Intersection of Schooner Bay Rd and Puriri Bay Road.  Intersection of Medlands Rd and Shoal Bay Rd, by the Community Hall.  Mulberry Grove by the school.  Shoal Bay Road opposite the Shoal Bay Pottery.

Whangaparapara. By the wharf.

North Barrier: Karaka Bay and Port FitzRoy at the wharf.              

WHARVES: Tryphena, Okupu, Whangaparapara and Port FitzRoy    

                                       

 

Mountain Bikes:

Mountain Bikes are only permitted on public roads, on the Forestry Road Track (not a public road for vehicles), between Port FitzRoy and Whangaparapara and the around the bottom of Te Ahumata to Blind Bay Road, Okupu - marked on the map in red. The Harataonga to Okiwi track is open for mountain bikers. 

 

Bike Hire:

Motubikes - Electric motorbikes.  022 344 0645 - info@motubkies.co.nz

 

Art Trail Discovery Map

 

Bus & Shuttles & Tours:

Aotea Bus -09 4290 474 -0800 426 832 - People & Post - daily from Tryphena to Port FitzRoy and return

Explore Great Barrier - 09 4290 897 or 021 636 398

Go Great Barrier Island - 09 4290 222  Email

Great Barrier Travel - 09 4290 474 - 0800 426 832

Mike Newman - 021 876 296 or 09 4290 052 - based at Port FitzRoy

Tryphena Shuttles - 027 282 2733

 

Car Rental:

Airport Rentals - 09 4290 417
Aotea Car Rentals -09 4290 474 -0800 426 832

Claris Rental Cars - 021 250 7460 or 09 4290 830

Great Barrier Travel - 09 4290 474 - 0800 426 832

Medlands Rentals - 09 4290 861 - Email

North Barrier Rentals from Port FitzRoy & Okiwi airport - 09 4290 848 or 021 876 296

Shoal Bay Rentals 09 4290 543 or 0274 774 018 Email

Stray Possum - Car, Van Hire & Taxi  09 4290 109, 021 994 168, 020 4014 5866

 

AUCKLAND Rentals

Omega Car Rentals 0800 22 11 22

 

Chemist: Article in Pharmacy Today Oct14
Great Barrier Island Pharmacy, Claris - 09 4290 006

 

Churches:

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Okiwi - 09 4290 074

GBI Christian Fellowship - Medlands - 09 4290 773
Orama Christian Community - 09 429 0063
Community Church of St Johns 09 280 8582

 

Coastal Tours

Chaos Charters, Tryphena - 027 297 3141 - chaoscharters@gmail.com

Freedom Charters 09 4290 861 - skilly@freedomfishingcharters.co.nz

Great Barrier Charters 09 4290 522 or 027 366 0221 - info@greatbarriercharters.co.nz

Hooked on Barrier, Claris - 021 027 62332 - info@hookedonbarrier.co.nz

 

Dentist:

Visiting service - contact the Health Centre 09 4290 356

 

Dive Fills/Gear Hire:
Port FitzRoy Dive Station
09 4290 124 or 021 086 46777 for fills, hire, hydro/visual test & marine batteries

Great Barrier Lodge, Whangaparapara - 09 4290 488 - Email

 

Information Centre:
Claris Airport - 09 4290 033

 

Internet:
Claris Airport - free wifi

Claris Store

Crossroads Backpackers Lodge, Claris - Open all hours

Great Barrier Lodge, Claris - 09 4290 740 - Email (Zenbu Wireless available)


Marriage Celebrant:

Jos Bellerby: 027 256 0613

Kathy Cumming: 021 409 991 kathy.cumming@gmail.com

 

Medical/Ambulance:
Aotea Health, Primary Healthcare Service 24/7 Phone: 09 4290 356

Port FitzRoy Nurses Cottage: 09 4290 047
St John Ambulance (Local Admin: 09 4290 425 or Email)

Fuel - Petrol/Diesel/Gas:
AB Fuels, Claris - 09 4290 075 - bloorgbi@xtra.co.nz

Aotea Gas Company - LPG  09 4290 968

GBI Gas, Tryphena (diesel and LPG)

Great Barrier Lodge, Whangaparapara - 09 4290 488

Gulf Fuels (Diesel & LPG) - 09 4290 090
Mulberry Grove Shop, Tryphena - 09 4290 909
Port FitzRoy Fuel Supplies, Port FitzRoy wharf (petrol & diesel) - 09 4290 147

Port FitzRoy Store (LPG) 09 4290 056

 

Pharmacy: see Chemist

 

Postal Centres:
Outpost, Tryphena - 09 4290 610
Pigeon Post, Claris - 09 4290 242
Port FitzRoy Store - 09 4290 056
 

Real Estate:

Bayleys - Neill Clarke 021 161 4604

Ray White Realty - Chris Knight, Okupu.  021 943 377 or 09 262 2253 or 09 4290 944


Shops:

Anamata (Tip Shop), Claris - Open Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 9.30am - 3.00pm

Claris Store, Claris - 09 4290 852

Mulberry Grove Shop, Tryphena - 09 4290 909
Outpost, Tryphena - 09 4290 610
Pigeon Post, Claris - 09 4290 242
Port FitzRoy Store, Port FitzRoy - 09 4290 056
Stonewall Village Store, Tryphena - 09 4290 451

St John's Goodwill Oppshop, Community Church, Medlands. Open Fri/Sat
The Rocks Bottle Store, Claris - 09 4290 118

 

Tours: - Land/Honey

AA Tryphena Shuttles - 027 282 2733

Go Great Barrier - 09 4290 222  tours@xtra.co.nz
Crazyhorse Trike Tours: 09 4290 222 - tours@xtra.co.nz
Great Barrier Travel - 09 4290 474 or 0800 426 832

Great Barrier Natural Honey - Hives located in Kaitoke and Tryphena. 027 350 4444

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Visitor Information:

Claris Information Centre 09 4290 033