Sea Kayaks on Beach at dawn, Abel Tasman National Park © Photo Images NZ
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Hamilton Gardens: beautifully curated spaces inspired by Europe, India and Asia

Savour native woodland and gardens of the world beyond through beautifully curated spaces inspired by Europe, India and Asia.

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Balloons over Waikato: a showcase of splendour and colour

They get to the point, in this part of the world, but the simple factual accuracy of the name of this event does not do justice to its colour, glamour and excitement.

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Surfing in Raglan: surfing mecca

Catch gentle waves at Ngarunui Beach or ride the long, glassy left-hand breaks that make this spot the surfing mecca it is.

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Waitomo Glowworm Caves: a cave wall aglow with lights

Glide along the Waitomo River under a magical, breathtaking canopy of thousands of glowworms.