Heritage and history in North Island
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From Waihī Beach to Ōpōtiki, there’s plenty to do, see and delve into in the Bay of Plenty. Here’s our pick of 14 places and activities to enjoy on a summer’s day in the Bay. Read the story . . .
One of the easiest Great Rides, the Hauraki Rail Trail, is a gentle cycle through New Zealand’s gold mining history. Read the story . . .
Set on suburban Bluff Hill, Napier Prison housed dangerous and violent criminals for more than 150 years. Read the story . . .
It’s rugged, rural and remote, but despite its name, you’ll definitely remember the Forgotten World Highway. Read the story . . .
Take an easy ride along a historic road that winds through native forest in Ruapehu. Read the story . . .
The Coromandel means beaches to many people but there’s a lot more to do than just jump in the surf. While we absolutely recommend you hit the water, there’s plenty to do here whether you’ve got a spare hour or two, or you fancy putting your feet up for a bit. Read the story . . .