North Island

Published by - Feb 7, 2006
New Zealand’s North Island has the most inhabitants and boasts of around 77 percent of the country’s population. Auckland is the biggest Pacific island city as well. Located at the southernmost point of the island is Wellington, NZ’s capital. What makes the North different... 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