The River as a road
The Mahurangi River is one of the defining features of Warkworth. It was an important travel route and food collection area for Māori and became a main artery for European travel and trade to Auckland before roads were built.
Listen to recollections of Māori and European life on the river.
Photo: Warkworth & District Museum & Andrew Tunnicliffe
In the reserve at the bottom of Kapanui St