Things to do in North Island

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Four fun things to do in Whanganui

Tunnels and towers have a special fascination, and Whanganui has both. Read the story . . . 

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Divers' delight: the offshore islands of the Coromandel

Off the coast of the Coromandel Peninsula archipelagos of small, mostly uninhabited islands provide the kind of underwater landscapes that divers’ dreams are made of.  Read the story . . . 

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Cape Palliser: dramatically scenic

When a wind whips up from Antarctica, the first bit of the North Island it hits is Cape Palliser. And like every other spot where land and sea come to serious blows, the cape is magical. Read the story . . . 

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Loved by the locals: Coromandel

From the gold mining heritage of Thames, to the golden beaches of Whangamatā, with plenty of seafood and cycling in between – there's plenty to love in the Coromandel. Read the story . . . 

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The Bridge to Nowhere, Whanganui

When the road disappeared in the bush, grasses and lichens colonised the span and the deck of the bridge – the grandest in a tramping track you’ll ever see. Read the story . . . 

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Bridge to Nowhere: stunning walking in the Whanganui National Park

Reach the enigmatic Bridge to Nowhere via the Kaiwhakauka Track or navigating the Whanganui River to the Mangapūrua Landing. Read the story . . . 

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Five great days out with kids in Taupō

With so much on offer in the wider Taupō region, you won't have any trouble keeping the kids occupied. We've rounded up five full days of fun to get you started.  Read the story . . . 

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Lake Waikaremoana: hidden gem

The dense, luxuriant rainforest forms a handsome setting for the gem that is Waikaremoana, ‘the lake of rippling waters.' Read the story . . . 

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Indulge: food and drink in Coromandel

The Coromandel is famous for its seafood, but there are lots of great options for eating out here, from casual cafés to relaxed vineyard dining.  Read the story . . . 

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Classic Rotorua

Known as Roto-Vegas for good reason, the Rotorua tourist trail is bright, exciting and loaded with thrills.  Read the story . . . 

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Five picks for a weekend in Wellington

Wellington city, with its mix of art, culture, entertainment and thriving gastronomic scene is a great spot for a weekend escape.  Read the story . . . 

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Five free things to do in Rotorua

The North Island's geothermal hotspot is renowned for its adventure activities and tourist attractions. But Rotorua also has plenty of fabulous things to do for free. Read the story . . . 

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Indulge: food and drink in Waikato

From fried chicken to retro cafés, handy road trip pitstops, secret cocktail bars or fish and chips with sea views, the Waikato region has many great options for eating out.  Read the story . . . 

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Urban explorer: Britomart

Not every city can pull off creating a new, genuinely interesting neighbourhood. But Auckland has and it’s called Britomart.  Read the story . . . 

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Auckland's volcanoes: geological gems

All-in-all there are over 60 sites of bygone volcanic activity scattered about the Auckland isthmus. Read the story . . . 

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Get outdoors: 14 must-do short walks

New Zealand is blessed with so many beautiful and varied landscapes. Often the best way to discover them is on foot.  Read the story . . . 

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