Far North District

Pakaraka

Pakaraka is a city in Far North District. So far we have accumulated 10 streets in Pakaraka and on these streets we have added 94 real estate properties.

Pakaraka
External territories
Northland
City Councils
Far North District
City
Pakaraka
  • Pakaraka is a settlement in Northland, New Zealand that is located at the junction of State Highway 1 and 10 in the district the Ngapuhi called Tai-a-mai. A pa, was located at the base of, and on the slopes of, Pouerua a 270 m high basaltic scoria cone. The pa was studied during a major archeological project in the 1980s. Parts of the Flagstaff War were fought around Pakaraka in 1845. After the Battle of Ohaeawai on 23 June 1845 the British troops destroyed Te Haratua's pa at Pakaraka on 16 July 1845.