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Tarakohe Harbour

This rock-walled harbour was built by the Golden Bay Cement Company for shipping bulk cement made out of limestone from the adjoining quarry. Whilst the quarry and works have closed, the wharf and harbour are still used for barging dolomite that is quarried elsewhere in Golden Bay. The fishing and scalloping fleet unloads and anchors here and there is a sizeable marina for commercial and pleasure boats. The Pohara Beach Boating Club has its clubhouse on the harbour edge and nearby is an all-tide boat ramp for public use. (Launching fee in the honesty box please!) A floating pontoon provides easy embarkation, even for the less agile.

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