Russell

Russell, Bay Of Islands, Northland 0202 New Zealand

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“Kororareka – The Place of the Sweet Penguins – As you stroll round Russell, Bay of Islands today, you're walking back in time.”

Romantic, historical, fun, adventurous - the perfect place to explore the Bay of Islands! Along with a rich & colourful history, Russell Kororareka is today an ideal base for your visit to Northland, offering something for everyone. Being right in the heart of the Bay, we have instant access to the 144 islands. Swim, fish and snorkel our safe pristine beaches and explore our marine playground. Wander forest pathways, rich in native birdlife, taking in the scenic views. Dine in our waterfront restaurants and soak in the picturesque sunsets. Come and discover why Russell is where it all began!

The story of Kororareka:

The legend goes that a Maori chief, wounded in battle, asked for penguin broth to be brought to him. After drinking the broth he said 'Ka reka te korora' (how sweet is the penguin). Thus - Kororareka - korora, the blue penguin - reka, sweet. In 1844, Kororareka was renamed Russell. Today Russell is a tranquil seaside village and an exciting discovery for all tourists and visiting yachties. We hope you too will enjoy the tranquility and beauty of Russell - Kororareka and the Bay of Islands during your stay

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Russell

Russell, Bay Of Islands
Northland
0202 New Zealand

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