Welcome to the Official website for Dargaville

Amber Threads

Amber Threads Tails and Trails is a community led project by a passionate group of volunteers who are actively working to revive walking trails around the township that portrays Dargaville's rich history.

The walking trails are being reinvigorated from the Millennium Project which created the first historic river walk in 2000.

The original walk as designed and implemented by Betty Biddles, Betsy Johnston and Nan Beardsall (with research by Brian Eastwood and art work by Marama Ingle) as a Centennial Project.

Time: 1 1/2 to 2 hours

Fitness Level:  Easy to Moderate

Access:  Majority is wheelchair / pushchair / mobility scooter friendly. 

Note:  Since printing the brochure, a path has been extended around the Mt Wesley Corner to the Cemetery and up the hill to Dargaville Museum.

Experience as much or as little as you like! While at Pou tu te Rangi Harding Park, visit the Dargaville Museum and the Kaipara Vintage Machinery Club.

It is advisable to take a water bottle and a hat.

Please respect the privacy of the residents.


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Use the side menu to view further information about each of the historic sites.