Take in the contrast between coastal Napier to the highest North Island hill pass. Find Trelinnoe Park and relax among mature trees and rhododendrons. Take time to walk to a waterfall. Ponder ...Read more
A premier breadbasket for New Zealand with a year round temperate climate Hawkes Bay and Gisborne are home to internationally renowned wines. A classic wine trail is a visitor favourite with artisan food producers, artists and quirky stops creating a memorable experience. The Art Deco style of Napier and Hasting is an architectural gem making Hawkes Bay and Gisborne popular for heritage buffs. The coastal beaches are the habitat of gannets and sea birds attracting birders and wildlife fans alike. The area is a bicultural pulse of Aotearoa New Zealand with a Maori lived experience offering visitors to participate in a unique cultural experience away from the tourist areas of Rotorua.
Find a local and hear about a museum dedicated to a single locomotive engine. You will pass through places where locals outnumber visitors and the town might only have a permanent population of ...Read more
Uncover contrast between quiet rural settlements and the bustle of Napier. Travel the east coast of the North Island, New Zealand on the well signposted as Pacific Coast Highway. As the journey ...Read more
Relax in the hot long sunshine summer hours in a Gisborne vineyard. The recipe for award winning vineyards and wineries from exceptional Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Viognier, Pinot Gris, Merlot ...Read more