Maori history is is strong and historically important in Tauranga. A visit to the Historic Village..Mount Maunganui Information
Mount Maunganui is a thriving coastal resort town located at the tip of the southern entrance to..Te Puke Information
Te Puke is a thriving town situated in the Bay of Plenty 60 km from Rotorua and 75km from..Bowentown Information
Bowentown is a natural reserve headland at the northern entrance to Tauranga Harbour, and was once..Papamoa Information
Papamoa is the largest and fastest growing suburb of the city of Tauranga. Until the early 1980's..White Island Information
People talk of White Island (Whakaari) as if it were one volcano, when in fact it is made up of..Maketu Information
Maketu is a small town situated on Okurei Point in the Bay of Plenty. It is a place of cultural..Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park Information
The Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park stretches for 70 kilometres from the Karangahake Gorge near Waihi to..Waihi Beach Information
Beginning just south of Orokawa Bay and extending through to Bowentown, Waihi Beach is a 9km..See all locations in Bay of Plenty
Gardens and art are the stars of spring in the Bay of Plenty. The mild climate makes it the perfect time to view the region's finest gardens and local art during the iconic Bayleys' Garden and Artfest held from 10 to 16 November.
The popularity of the Bay of Plenty region continues to soar as more people discover the region's irresistible mix of coastal lifestyle, adventure activities and great dining experiences.
Spectacular beaches attract surfers year round, with Mount Maunganui providing a focus for wave culture. For diving and angling enthusiasts, there are offshore islands, reefs and fishing grounds to visit.
In terms of adventure, local specialities include tours of the marine volcano White Island, blokarting (land sailing), sky diving and dolphin encounters. Or if you're looking for pampering and relaxation, hot pools and spas can be found in many locations.
The name Bay of Plenty pays tribute to the region's ability to produce great food. Around the city of Tauranga are swathes of orchards and gardens growing everything from kiwifruit and citrus fruit to avocados and culinary herbs. Add to this a thriving local wine industry and plentiful fresh seafood and you'll see why the region's restaurant culture is so well developed.
Imagine an urban environment where everyone lives within half an hour of beautiful beaches, hiking..Wellington Region Information
Explore the great outdoors, shop till you drop, sample the culinary delights, and wander..Rotorua Information
The Rotorua region was the birthplace of New Zealand tourism in the 1800s and it remains one of New..Wellington Information
Wellington’s many charms lie in part with it's close proximity to the natural attractions of the..Bay of Islands Information
The Bay of Islands is a micro-region that includes the towns of Opua, Paihia, Russell and Kerikeri..Northlands Information
Spring in subtropical Northland brings the senses alive. Imagine ocean waves lapping on white sand..Coromandel Information
Spring signals the opening of the Coromandel scallop season. Dive for scallops to barbeque yourself..Hawkes Bay Information
A Mediterranean climate with long, fine dry summers and mild winters not only makes this a great..Lake Taupo Information
Situated in the volcanic heart of the North Island, the Lake Taupo region is home to New Zealand's..Napier Information
The port city of Napier is a popular tourist destination with its sweeping views of Hawke’s Bay..Hastings Information
Fruit, wine and 1930s architecture give Hastings an appealing point of difference. The area was..See all locations in North Island