Central North Island

Keen traveller and writer Peter Mead has spent extensive time motorhoming in NZ and Australia. Now permanently settled back in Aotearoa, Peter shares one of his more recent adventures to Tāupo.
Whether you’re planning your summer adventures or anticipating the unique delights of a winter garden, grab your bestie and plot a road trip (or three) to take in some gardens of international significance
Tucked up in a small inlet on the western shores of Lake Taupō, Vivienne Haldane discovered a bay of serenity.
The little town of Tūrangi is well known for being an angler’s paradise. Claire Smith shares her childhood memories of trout fishing, adrenaline rides and some great Kiwi pies.