is the main tourist town in the Bay of Islands
in the far north of the North Island
of New Zealand
. It is located close to the historic towns of Russell
, and Kerikeri
, 60 kilometres north of Whangarei
. This is where New Zealand's first game of cricket
Nearby is the historic settlement of Waitangi to the north, and the residential and commercial areas of Haruru Falls/Watea to the west; the township of Opua and the small settlement of Te Haumi to the south.
The population of Pahia was 1770 in the 2006 Census, a decrease of 66 from 2001.
is a coeducational full primary (years 1-8) school with a decile rating of 4 and a roll of 168.