Loved by the locals: North Shore

Before the Harbour Bridge was opened, the North Shore was a retreat for artistic types, and many well-known plays, short...

Loved by the locals: Whangārei

The small settlement on the river at Mangawhai (as opposed to the bach town at the Heads down the road)...

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Loved by the locals: Western Bay of Plenty

If you like an easy walk that offers amazing views of Tauranga and the wider Bay of Plenty, I recommend...

Loved by the locals: Bay of Islands

The Bay of Islands is big on big views but my favourite is looking east across the inner bay from...

Loved by the locals: Far North

Grab your surf- or sand-board and head for Ahipara, at the base of Ninety Mile Beach.

Loved by the locals: Hurunui

I am such a sucker for cute local cafés, and Little Vintage Espresso in Amberley made me squeal out loud...

Loved by the locals: Southland

Hector’s dolphins. Beanbags shaped like sea lions, and sometimes also the real thing. A petrified forest stretch of coast.

Loved by the locals: Porirua

Situated in the precinct of the New Zealand Police College, the national Police Museum is an absorbing way to...

Loved by the locals: Kāpiti

Quite apart from the other delights of Queen Elizabeth II Park on the Kāpiti Coast – and there are many...

Summer in Anaura Bay: a simpler time

Anaura Bay, late summer, twelve old friends toast the sunset believing we are among the most blessed on the planet.

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