Bay Of Islands Region

Published by - Sep 12, 2005
Situated on the north eastern coast of New Zealand’s North Island, on a bay of 144 islands, the area has a warm climate, beautiful bays and sheltered beaches. It is also an area rich in history, being one of the first parts of New Zealand to be settled by Maori and Europeans... Read More

Central Region

Published by - Jul 21, 2005
The central region of New Zealand’s North Island is home to the country’s tallest mountains and it’s biggest lake. Mt Ruapahu and its neighbouring Mt Tongariro and Mt Ngauruhoe are snow capped volcanoes; the stunning Tongariro National Park that extends over them is a... Read More

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