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Local authority Whangarei
Population 1,359 (2013)
Postcode(s) 0110
Northeast Horahora
East Raumanga
West Maungatapere

Maunu is a suburb to the south west of Whangarei in Northland, New Zealand. A volcanic hill to the west is also called Maunu and has a peak 395 m above sea level. State Highway 14 runs through the suburb.

The population was 1,359 in the 2013 Census, an increase of 57 from 2001.


Jolt café as seen from the Sciadopity's Garden Centre carpark.

Maunu has Barge Park Showgrounds used for A&P shows and equestrian events on State Highway 14, identified by the Whangarei District Council as a priority recreation hub. Adjacent is Kiwi North; (the Whangarei Museum, Tuatara, Kiwi House and Heritage Park), incorporating the Clarke Homestead and other historical buildings (many relocated from other Whangarei sites), the Northland Observatory and various clubs and societies.Every third Sunday of the month there are train rides, and they often hold Live Days. There is also a garden centre which features Jolt café.

The small block of shops at Tui Crescent.

Located on Tui Crescent are a small block of shops. A convenience store, Chinese takeaway, hairdresser and pharmacy.

Coordinates: 35°44′36″S 174°16′38″E / 35.743195°S 174.277323°E / -35.743195; 174.277323

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