Northland Housing

Housing in Northland is generally a bit cheaper than other parts of the country, and because it's such a long skinny region, the place you call home will never be far from the coast.

Looking for general housing information?

Renting

Trade Me Property - advertises a large number of properties to rent in Northland.

MBIE Market Rents - lists the average weekly rent being charged for properties in an area. 

MBIE Tenancy Information - contains information about the rights and obligations involved with renting a property in New Zealand.

Buying

Trade Me - find houses to buy in Northland.

Quotable Value (QV) - search and compare average house prices in the Northland region.

Sorted - information on getting a mortgage in New Zealand.

Real Estate - has the country’s most comprehensive selection of real estate listings online.

Lim reports

Before you buy a property you should check its Land Information Memorandum (LIM). LIMs provide comprehensive information about the land and buildings on a particular property. A LIM report can be purchased from the local council.

Whangarei LIM Reports

Far North LIM Reports

Kaipara LIM Reports

Council Rates

Rates are the taxes levied by councils to help fund the work they do locally. You can find out what the rates are going to be on a property you may be considering buying.

Whangarei Rates

Far North Rates

Kaipara Rates

Utilities and services

Electricity Authority - find all the power companies to choose from in Northland.

Consumer Powerswitch - Compare gas and electricity options.

Some cities and towns charge homeowners for their water use, as measured by a water meter. Use this site to estimate what your water rates may be.

Whangarei Water Rates

Far North Water Rates

Kaipara Water Rates

Information about kerbside rubbish collection and recycling can be found on your local council website.

Whangarei Rubbish and Recycling

Far North Rubbish and Recycling

Kaipara Rubbish and Recycling

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