Both Devonport and Howick have retained their village status, and as a consequence were visited as a part of the project.

Devonport has retained a classic ‘out of town’ status that is unique and cultivated. A far away hotel, lovely churches and war memorial are prominent landmarks.

Devonport featured strongly in the defense of Auckland and New Zealand in World Wars, and to this day the Navy resides at the nearby Navy Base.

Devonport is a harbourside suburb of Auckland, the population of which is about and 6,000.   

As stated the suburb hosts the Devonport Naval Base, but is best known for its harbourside dining and drinking establishments and its heritage charm.

Devonport consists of two islands of volcanic origin, Mount Victoria and North Head.

Devonport is a busy ferry transport hub for the North Shore.

From Mount Victoria stunning views of the city and Rangitoto are to


Fireplace Dump Station
General Store   Bottled Gas
Internet   Caravan
Camping   4WD
Kitchen Facilities Disabled access
Laundry Toilets
Campervans Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
Scenic Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water Walking tracks
Rotary Club Lions Club
Gymnasium Gardens
Winery   Whitewater Rafting
Surfing   Skydiving
Skiing   Scenic Flights
Postal Service Police
Movie Location   Mountain Biking
Kayaking   Jet Boating
Information   Hospital
Hang Gliding Golf Course