Taranaki Region

Published by - Jun 7, 2005
Taranaki is the region that surrounds Mt Taranaki, a towering snow capped volcano that sits on the west coast of New Zealand’s North Island. Originally named Mt Egmont by Captain James Cook in 1770, the mountain is now usually referred to by its Maori name, Taranaki. The region... Read More

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... 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... 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... 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,... Read More