Hawkes Bay Region

Published by - May 3, 2005
Hawke’s Bay is situated on the lower east coast of New Zealand’s North Island, and opens onto the Pacific Ocean. It is bordered to the north by the Mahia Peninsula and to the south by Cape Kidnappers. The region’s rich alluvial plains and warm climate provide the ideal ingredients for making this the horticultural centre of New Zealand,... Read More

Tararua Region

Published by - Apr 9, 2005
Enjoy the best of rural New Zealand in the rugged Tararua region. The region stretches from the Ruahine and Tararua ranges to the shores of the Pacific to the East. The region has a whole multiptude of activities and attractions, no matter what the weather. Take time out to see rare New Zealand native birds at the Mt Bruce wildlife centre,... Read More

Wairarapa Region

Published by - Mar 12, 2005
The Wairarapa Region is located to the east of New Zealand in North Island spreading from the Pacific Ocean to Tararua Ranges. To the south, from Wellington is bordered by the Rimutaka Mountain Range. The Wairarapa region is surrounded by mountains and has crisp winters and warm summers. The region is one of flourishing wine industry and pastoral... Read More

Kapiti-Horowhenua Region

Published by - Feb 7, 2005
The beautiful Kapiti-Horowhenua region of New Zealand’s North island is spread allover the rugged south-west coastline. Paekakariki, a town located in the south of the region, has a long sandy beach and some great cafes. Paraparaumu, located in the north of the region, is dominated by the Kapiti Island found nearby. Theis beautiful island... Read More

Northland Region

Published by - Jan 21, 2005
The Bay of Plenty, on the eastern coast of New Zealand’s North Island, stretches from Tauranga in the west to Cape Runaway in the east. The shelter provided by the mountain ranges to the west of the bay provides the region with a warm dry climate. The fertile lands of the Rangitaiki Plains are home to dairy and sheep farming, and to horticulture. Maori... Read More

Wellington Region

Published by - Jan 2, 2005
The Wellington region lies north from the capital city situated up on the west coast, containing the cities of  Upper and Lower Hutt. This region is bordered by the Cook Strait in the south, the Tasman Sea in the west and the mountainous Rimutaka Ranges  to the east and north. The Wellington region is usually coastal, having a mild temperate... Read More