Northland is currently in Orange under the COVID-19 Protection Framework | Bookings for the 2022/23 season will be open from 1 July 2022.

Campground Rules

We hope you enjoy your stay with us and thank you for respecting our rules.

These are in place so your stay is more enjoyable, and so we can protect the Lakes and Domain for future generations.

Check-in and Check-out

Check-in from 11.00am until closing.


All campers must vacate their campsite by 10.00am on the day they are leaving.

Covid-19 Protection Framework

Northland is currently in Orange under the COVID-19 Protection Framework (traffic lights).

As of 05 April 2022, vaccine passes are no longer required to camp at the Kaipara District Council campgrounds. Day visitors are also not required to present a vaccine pass. Please note, these settings are subject to change. We encourage both day visitors and campers to continue to follow any Ministry of Health safety measures when entering the Taharoa Domain and/or using the shared facilities.

All campers will receive a pre-stay information email with details of campground specific information.

Please note: All Council bylaws and rules relating to the Taharoa Domain remain in force.

Our main priority continues to be the safety of our campers, visitors and staff. Stay safe, take care and lets all have a well-deserved and enjoyable summer.

Dogs and Pets

No dogs or any pets allowed under any circumstances because we need to protect our native wildlife.

Please advise us ahead of your stay if you're bringing a service animal.


Trenches can be dug if necessary and must be filled in later.

Drinking water

The water at Taharoa Domain is not supplied from a potable water source. You will need to bring your own drinking water with you.  The water supplied is only to be used for cleaning, showering and the toilets.


Safety is paramount: No firearms of any type, this includes air guns.


Please, under no circumstances light any type of fire within the Domain. This includes Webbers and Braziers. Gas cooking only.


All plant life in the Domain is protected.

Generators / Marquees

Permission must be requested and only in special circumstances will these be allowed.


Gates will be locked at 9.30pm and re-opened at 7.00am.

New Year's Eve

No fireworks, no exception.


Our visitors come for the peace and tranquillity, so no noise after 10.30pm. This includes radios and musical instruments.

Rubbish and Recycling

Please use the allocated rubbish bins. There is a designated recycling area for bins cans, plastic and glass.


There are no laundry facilities at either of the campgrounds. No washing of any sort in the lakes, this includes vehicles, boats, bodies and hair. Please use the shower facilities for personal washing. Keeping the lake waters clean and pristine is a priority.


All LIQUID waste is to be disposed of in the water sumps.