Aside from being New Zealand’s first, the Tongariro National Park also has dual world heritage status, which recognises the cultural and spiritual significance of the area as well as the natural one...
Rotorua has an abundance of natural resources including 18 lakes, 3 rivers, thermal hot springs and native and exotic forests.
There are over 100 parks, reserves and gardens free for public use and hundreds of kilometres of first class mountain biking, cycling and walking tracks. Rotorua is the ideal place to live for professional couples and families that have a passion for the outdoors.
The Great Lake Taupo region is a tourist hot spot with its incredible lake and mountain vistas and exhilarating activities on offer, but the town of Taupo is also home to just over 20,000 people who are lucky enough to be living the dream on the shores of New Zealand’s largest lake...
Standing tall and keeping a watchful eye is the picture-perfect Mount Taranaki. Maori legend has it that Mount Taranaki was initially located in the centre of the North Island, but lost a mighty battle with another mountain for the heart of pretty Mount Pihanga. Banished west to his current position, it is still said that when the 2518m peak is hidden by clouds, the Mountain is hiding the tears he sheds for lost love.
Hawkes Bay is made up of several areas, each with their own diverse and interesting traits. Located on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand, Hawkes Bay spans from Mahia in the north through to Porangahau in the south, covering 1.42 million hectares and 350km of Pacific Ocean coastline.
The Rangitikei District is known as a marvellous place to farm but it also accommodates growing all manner of things on small, medium, or large tracts of land. The growing climate and soil lends itself to many different operations
From the mountains to the sea Tararua offers you all the adventure, scenic attractions and cultural diversity you could wish for.
Wairarapa is a region of spectacular coastlines, wide valleys and small towns. It's known for its vineyards, gourmet food, walking and cycling trails - and a vibrant arts scene. All about an hour's drive or train ride from Wellington.
The lifestyle of Palmerston North City and the Manawatu Region is an easygoing one. The friendly community is made up of people from a variety of cultures, and residents enjoy the active city life of Palmerston North, combined with the beautiful surroundings of the Manawatu.
Horowhenua is a district on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. It forms part of the Manawatu-Wanganui Region. Its name roughly means shaking or rippling earth.
Just a step way from Wellington lies an area of spectacular sea vistas, glorious sunsets, untouched native forest and dramatic hillscapes.
As you enter the coast, just 40 minutes drive from central Wellington, and see the magnificent Kapiti Island and the beaches stretching along the coast any thoughts of the city are left behind as the more relaxed, refreshing atmosphere of our coastal region takes over.
Called the world’s ‘coolest little capital’ Wellington is known for its vibrant arts scene, world class café and restaurant culture, and active outdoor lifestyle.