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Raglan is a town in the Waikato region of New Zealand that has a population of 2,637. It lies 48 kilometresto the West of Hamilton and there are many water sport opportunities for visitors to Raglan accommodation.

Your Raglan accommodation could be part of history

The Raglan area was originally known by Māori as Whangaroa, or “the long pursuit”. It is thought to have been inhabited for at least 800 years. The more modern name of Raglan was given in 1858 after Fitzroy Somerset, 1st Lord Raglan.He commanded the British forces in the Crimean War.

Flax and timber exports were the first trades to take place in the area, followed by farming and dairy. Whilst farming still flourishes in the area, tourism and the arts are now other successful trades that bring economic stability to the area. Many tourists visit Raglan accommodation each year to enjoy the beaches and other attractions that the area provides to visitors.

In the 1970s, Raglan was caught up in many public civil disobedience campaigns, and since then, there have been some significant changes to the area.
Raglan is associated with Whangaroa Harbour, which is often also known as Raglan Harbour. This harbour lies on the west coast of the Waikato region in New Zealand’s North Island and as a result, it enjoys some great weather, which makes the area a tourist attraction for those visiting Raglan accommodation.

Things to do near your Raglan accommodation

When you come to stay in Raglan accommodation, you’ll be able to take part in many different activities that are sure to make your trip enjoyable and memorable.

Raglan is well known for it’s surfing beaches, so why not visit the beach during your stay and take a surf lesson. If you are a beginner, you can learn how to ride the breakers, whilst the advanced surfers will be in paradise with the ideal surfing conditions that Raglan provides.

There are several activities that you can go near the harbour in Raglan. Why not take a leisurely cruise of the harbour by kayak, or you could take a boat out and go fishing.

The best ways to explore Raglan apart from walking is to hire a bike or take a tour on horseback and for the fun and carefree, there is the chance to skateboard at Kopua Domain.

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