Mount Maunganui

Published by - Mar 12, 2008
A warm climate and stunning beaches attract visitors to this popular holiday destination. Mt Maunganui is a resort town built on a long sandy peninsula with an old volcanic cone (locally known as ‘The Mount’) at its end which dominates the landscape. The town itself is a popular resort with a long sandy beach and fine surfing.... Read More


Published by - Feb 17, 2008
New Zealand’s capital of geothermal activity and traditional Maori culture Rotorua is situated in the centre of New Zealand’s North Island. Its name is Maori and means ‘two lakes’, named for the lakes on which the city is built. The Te Awara tribe first inhabited the area in the 14th century and traditional Maori culture lives on in... Read More


Published by - Jan 9, 2008
New Zealand’s most easterly city and least discovered tourist destination makes an ideal location for a get-away from it all holiday. Gisborne is New Zealand’s most easterly city. Situated on the North Island’s East Cape, on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, Gisborne is in fact the world’s most easterly city, and is the first to welcome... Read More


Published by - Dec 21, 2007
Set on the shores of New Zealand’s biggest lake, this scenic town is an adventure lovers paradise. Taupo lies at the very centre of the North Island on the northern shores of New Zealand’s biggest lake. The area is rich in thermal activity, the lake itself being the flooded crater of a huge volcano. To the south of the lake tower the North... Read More

New Plymouth

Published by - Nov 15, 2007
Dominated by a snow capped volcano, New Plymouth is the hub of the Taranaki region and gateway to Mt Egmont National Park. New Plymouth is on the western coast of New Zealand’s North Island, midway between Auckland and Wellington, and is built on the west coast’s only deep water port. It is the main centre for one of the country’s largest... Read More


Published by - Oct 19, 2007
Napier is the Art Deco capital of New Zealand. Napier is situated on the southern shores of Hawke Bay, in the east of New Zealand’s North Island. The surrounding region is a fertile horticulture and viticulture centre, famed for its excellent wine. Napier is the capital of the Hawke’s Bay regions. It enjoys a warm sunny climate and is... Read More