AccommodatioNZ Accommodation in New Zealand

AccommodatioNZ

Accommodation in New Zealand

Kerikeri Backpacker Hostels Accommodation

Kerikeri is a popular tourist destination about three hours drive north of Auckland, and 80 km north of Whangarei. Kerikeri is the largest town in Northland New Zealand. It's often called "The Cradle of the Nation", being the site of the first permanent mission station in the country, and it has some of the most historic buildings in the country. Kerikeri was the first place in New Zealand where grape vines were planted. Samuel Marsden planted 100 vines on 25 September 1819 and noted in his journal that New Zealand promised to be very favourable to the vine. In 1814 Samuel Marsden acquired land at Kerikeri from Hongi Hika for the use of the Church Missionary Society for a payment of forty-eight axes. Accommodation in and around Kerikeri includes - Hotels, Apartments, Motels, Serviced Apartments, Bed & Breakfasts, Homestays, Holiday Parks, Campgrounds, Campervan Parks, Backpackers, etc.