North Island

Find all the hidden gems of the North Island and get off the beaten track! We list all those awesome places worth discovering.

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Te Urewera Rainforest Route: 9 Epic Stops!

Sights you can’t miss on the Te Urewera Rainforest Route. Travel from […]

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Opotiki to Gisborne via The Waioeka Gorge: 8 Epic Stops!

Stops you can’t miss in the Waioeka Gorge! Eastland is not just […]

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10 Awesome Things to do in Kerikeri

Kerikeri activities you can’t miss! There’s no such thing as being stuck […]

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6 Towns You Can’t Miss in South Taranaki

The towns to visit on your South Taranaki Road trip! A road […]

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11 Things to Do in Wellington on a Rainy Day

Rainy day activities in Wellington. What can we say? It’s Wellington. It […]

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5 Auckland Road Trips You Can’t Miss

Take an Auckland road trip! Sailing, surfing and city life: that’s generally […]

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10 Ways to Enjoy Summer in Auckland

The summer city! When is the best time to be in Auckland? […]

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7 Ways to Make the Most of Summer in Hawke’s Bay

And on a budget if possible… Life in Hawke’s Bay is best […]

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The 5 Hidden Secrets of Katikati

What does New Zealand’s mural town have to offer? Katikati is best […]

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10 Features That Make The Coromandel Unique

Peninsula paradise! There is no better word to describe the Coromandel region […]

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10 Reasons to Stop in Hokianga

Don’t miss some awesome places on the way to Cape Reinga! Sea, […]

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10 Places You Can’t Miss on the Forgotten World Highway

Rediscover New Zealand’s oldest heritage trail. How can you not be intrigued […]

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15 Places to Stop at on Taranaki’s Surf Highway 45

THE BEST STOPS ON THE SURF HIGHWAY. Any road called “Surf Highway”, is […]

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9 Places You Can’t Miss on the Matakana Coast

Road trip on the coast of Auckland. One of the great things […]

10 Things to do in Porirua

A quick city escape! Tucked alongside two harbours, parks and scenic reserves, Porirua […]

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Guide to Rangitoto Island and Motutapu Island

One of Auckland’s best day trips! Ironically, the youngest island on the […]

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The 10 Golden Picture Frames in Auckland

Picture perfect views in the Auckland region. Just in case you didn’t […]

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The Republic of Whangamomona

Whangamomona: not part of New Zealand. This quirky little town in the […]

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10 Token Tourist Photos You Have to Take in the North Island

The photos that everyone takes on the North Island. Well, there’s no […]

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20 Places Off the Beaten Track in the North Island

Discover something special away from the tourist crowds. The great thing about being […]

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