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Auckland
Te Haerenga Rangitoto Island, Auckland

By Te Haerenga

Hamilton - Waikato
Hobbiton™ Movie Set, Hamilton - Waikato

By Alistair Guthrie

Northland & Bay of Islands
Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Northland & Bay of Islands

By Sara Orme

The Coromandel
Cathedral Cove, The Coromandel

By Alistair Guthrie

Ruapehu
Ohakune Old Coach Road , Ruapehu

By Visit Ruapehu

Bay of Plenty
Views from Mount Maunganui , Bay of Plenty

By Chris McLennan

Lake Taupo
Lake Taupo Boat Cruise, Lake Taupo

By Alistair Guthrie

Rotorua
Tamaki Village, Rotorua

By Destination Rotorua

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Auckland

Auckland

Absorb the history of Auckland’s people and landscapes.

Highlights

  • Discover Rangitoto Island with locals
  • Explore the unique Great Barrier Island
  • Experience history at Auckland Museum

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Hamilton - Waikato

Hamilton - Waikato

Take time to explore the magic of Middle‑earth.

Highlights

  • Explore Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Experience the unique Waitomo glowworms
  • Cruise the mighty Waikato river

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Northland & Bay of Islands

Northland & Bay of Islands

Experience the rich history and Māori culture of Waitangi.

Highlights

  • Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • Explore the forest home to Tane Mahuta
  • Paddle a waka with local Maori

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The Coromandel

The Coromandel

Explore the history of this stunning coastline & lush forest

Highlights

  • Take a boat trip to Cathedral Cove
  • Try fly fishing in the Karangahake Gorge
  • Visit the many local galleries

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Ruapehu

Ruapehu

Explore ancient forest, suspension bridges and wildlife.

Highlights

  • Cycle the Ohakune Old Coach Road
  • Experience Forgotten World Adventures
  • Hike to the Crater Lake of Mt Ruapehu

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Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty

Absorb the stories and view of Mount Maunganui.

Highlights

  • Take a guided walk up Mount Maunganui
  • Head to McLarens Falls for a swim
  • Experience a Hangi feast with locals

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Lake Taupo

Lake Taupo

Journey impressive landscapes to cultural gems.

Highlights

  • Take a boat cruise to Mine Bay carvings
  • Take a scenic flight over Tongariro NP
  • Visit Orakei Korako Geothermal Park

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Rotorua

Rotorua

Experience the rich history and Maori culture of Rotorua.

Highlights

  • Discover history at Tamaki Maori Village
  • Get back to nature with a Treetop Walk
  • Indulge in a traditional meal at Te Puia

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