As you journey southward, be sure to visit Kawakawa's beautiful public toilet. This masterpiece of glass tiles and imagination was the very last building designed by Austrian artist Frederick Hundertwasser.
A series of small settlements will lead you to Whangarei, a subtropical city on the edge of a beautiful harbour. At the Quayside Town Basin complex, you’ll find stylish cafes and restaurants, as well as museums, art galleries and shops. Stretch your legs and get some fresh air on this three hour hike to nearby Whangarei Falls.
Auckland is situated between two enormous harbours and dotted with 48 extinct volcanic cones. It’s a place to enjoy marine adventures, wine trails, forest walks and urban sophistication.