Great Barrier Island, 90km north east of Auckland in New Zealand, is a world away from the hustle and bustle of a city. A unique holiday destination, ‘off the grid’, with a small population of permanent residents, around 1,000.

Throughout the years stories have been written of the history of the island, the people and the way of life including events both natural and those caused by people. Read about these in the many articles on this website.

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Kaikoura Island, located off the western coast of Great Barrier Island forms the natural harbours of Port FitzRoy and Port Abercrombie.

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