Puhoi is situated on the beautiful Puhoi River and is one of New Zealand’s historic villages. It was originally settled in 1863 by immigrants from Bohemia, an area which is now the Czech Republic. Situated 40km north of Auckland, and the gateway to Matakana Coast & Country.
Puhoi retains much of its Bohemian atmosphere and culture, with vibrant contributions from residents from across the world. The story of it’s settlement is well documented by the Heritage Museum.
The Puhoi Pub, with eclectic artifacts and colourful characters, is not to be missed, as well as the century-old Church,the Town Library , and our Hall