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About the Hokianga Tourism Association

The Hokianga Tourism Association Inc (HTA Inc) is a volunteer not-for-profit association established in 1988 with the aim of encouraging and supporting vibrant and sustainable tourism within Hokianga.

The objectives of the Association are as follows:

  • To encourage and support a vibrant and viable tourism industry within the Hokianga.

  • To encourage tourism development which is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

  • To identify tourism opportunities and encourage the people of the Hokianga to participate in those opportunities.

  • To promote Hokianga autonomously as a unique, quality destination.

  • To support and strengthen existing and new tourism operators.

  • To represent the Hokianga tourism industry in its dealings with local and central Government and authorities and all other organisations with an interest in tourism and related subject matters in the Hokianga area.

  • To develop and encourage a positive spirit of co-operation between members and with other organisations in the tourism field within Northland and New Zealand.

  • To assist other organisations in the promotion of tourism to Northland and Hokianga.

  • To provide forums for the exchange and dissemination of ideas.

  • To give effect to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.

  • To observe the requirements of the Incorporated Societies Act and amendments regarding any change to the Objects listed.

Meetings are held every third Monday of the month in the off-peak season between April and September.

The HTA warmly welcomes new members. If you would like to become an Association member please contact us for an application form.


Delvene Morrissey-Butler

Deputy Chairperson

Dawn Harris


Kristina McGuiness-King

Liz Pearson on secondment from FNDC

Associate Executive

Mike Simm

Lynn Lawton

Sean Morrissey-Butler - Webmaster


The Hokianga Tourism Association wishes to acknowledge:

  • Pub Charity for their assistance with printing costs for our 2023/24 Hokianga Brochure

  • FNDC for ongoing financial support of our social media efforts through Entrada NZ

  • Website design and implementation - Sean Morrissey-Butler

  • Images by Dee & Sean Morrissey-Butler from Villamedia NZ


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