Rotorua announces itself to the nose at quite a distance.
Moody skies over Lake Rotorua. © Alex Wallace
Te Urewera, the mountainous homeland of Ngāi Tūhoe, spent 60 years as a national park – a brief period considering the place has evidence of its seabed origins millions of years earlier. Read the story . . .
With hot pools, natural springs and 18 picturesque volcanic lakes to choose from, there are many bodies of water worth visiting in Rotorua. Read the story . . .