Now Paparoa is a popular hub for villagers, farmers and artisans of all types. A charming oasis of historical architecture, country lifestyle and natural beauty, Paparoa is the perfect base for exploring the Kaipara region. Attractions include historic Pahi, the Matakohe Kauri Museum and a variety of walks. Dining and accomodation are both available in the village as are a number of retailers and small service-based businesses.
The population of approximately 270 maintain a strong and vibrant community. Weekly farmers' markets and a variety of local events and community groups provide a fun and friendly atmosphere. Paparoa is a Maori name that means "long, flat rock".
Please look through our site to find out more about Paparoa Village and its charms.
Retire in Paparoa..
Would you like to retire in the village you love? If the team behind Progressive Paparoa Inc. (PPI) has its way, you could be in luck. The PPI committee has been investigating the feasibility of providing a place for members of our community to retire. This is an exciting prospect for our village even though it’s early days yet. VIEW THE SCHEME PLAN... Click here