Von Rob Tucker
Mount Taranaki ist der Wächter der Region, die bekannt für eine raue Küste und epische Wellen ist. Der Ort New Plymouth bietet schöne Parks und Gärten.
New Plymouth's parks and gardens are a beauty to behold, all year round. Alternatively, pull on your hiking boots and explore Taranaki Maunga.
Eltham is known for its vintage and second-hand shopping. A must-do when stopping here is a visit to the cheese factory to buy something delicious for your picnic basket. Find out more.
Schedule a stop in Hāwera to visit the award-winning Tawhiti Museum and Traders & Whalers experience, where history comes to life in incredible detail through hundreds of scale models and dioramas.
Stop off at Inglewood to visit the national toy museum Fun Ho! Toys, or get up close and personal with the animals at Stoney Oaks Wildlife Park. Find out more.
Travel along 'Surf Highway 45' and you can't miss Ōpunake. Stay a while to enjoy the beach and the historic loop trail that takes you through beautiful lake and beach scenery.
A key highlight on the Forgotten World Highway, Whangamōmona is a charismatic town 45 minutes east of Stratford.