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A variety of services are available during your visit to Hokianga, below are listed important services and their contact details.

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The Hokianga Vehicle Ferry, Kohu Ra Tuarua, operates every day between Rawene and the Narrows, about 3 Km from Kohukohu. Tickets are purchased on board the Ferry. Payment may be either by cash or by EFTPOS, VISA and MASTERCARD. Ferry departs every hour on the hour from the Narrows and every hour on the half from Rawene. See ferry website for sailing times. The ferry will go into shuttle mode when there is a back up of vehicles needing to cross the harbour at either side. The crossing takes aproximately 10 minutes and does not require booking. Single trip tickets and concession cards available with prices ranging from $ 7.00 per car + driver (concession card) to $22 per car + driver for a single passage. Additional passengers $2 per ride. Walk on cyclists welcome $2.00 per trip.

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Medical Services - Rawene Hospital

Doctors, nurses and emergency medical services are based at the hospital at Rawene, but there are clinics in most of the bigger settlements around the Hokianga. For doctors, hospital appointments, or appointments at any of the clinics, 09 405 7709. For emergencies ring 111


Kohukohu General Store

  • Dairy , groceries , icecreams

  • Open 7 days from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. Weekends open from 8 am.

  • 1377 Kohukohu Road

  •  09 405 5804

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Rawene Food Mart

  • Groceries, Meat, Fruit & Vege, Alcohol, Post Office, ATM

  • Visa & Mastercard

  • Hours: Mon-Fri 7.15am -5.30pm                    Sat & Sun: 8am - 5.30pm

  • T: (09) 405 7848

Delivery Service

Postal Facilities

Postal facilities (stamps, packaging, post boxes) are available at most of the general stores around the Hokianga

Assortment of Pills

Chemist - Pharmacies

In New Zealand prescription medicines are dispensed by Chemists at a Pharmacy. You will have to pay for some prescriptions. The Pharmacy also sells healthcare products, personal medical requirements and first aid supplies. Rawene Pharmacy, 15 Parnell Street, Rawene Phone  405 7716 Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5.00pm

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Opononi iSite

Opononi iSite

  • Dairy , groceries , icecreams

  • Open 7 days from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. Weekends open from 8 am.

  • 1377 Kohukohu Road

  •  09 4055 804

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Hokianga Tourism Brochure - available at all good Hokianga retailers with a useful and attractive map of the area. 

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VillaMedia Photography Services

Sean Morrissey-Butler

T: 021 037 9328


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Rawene Service Station 



(09) 405 7846

Russel Esplanade Rawene 0473

Opening Hours

7 Days  8am - 4pm



Gas Bottle refills



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Hokianga Lighting & Electrical services

 - Peter Kilby

Kohukohu based electrical contractor with over 40 years in the electrical and lighting industries.

Gas Omapere 

328 Hokianga Harbour Drive 

(09) 405 8764

Fuel & Shop


The nearest electric charger is at 29 SH12 in Opononi located outside the iSite and is available 24/7 

There are only two ATMs in Hokianga.
Located inside the Rawene shop, and inside the Opononi shop. 
Getting cash for an ATM machine
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