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Explore Lake Waikaremoana in Te Urewera Regional Park

We wandered off the backpacker's beaten path a little (again!) after our visit to the Mahia Reserve and found ourselves at Te Urewera National Park’s famous Lake Waikaremoana. Those of you who are into hiking will probably already know about this area but for anyone who doesn’t, Lake Waikaremoana is home to one of New Zealand’s many great walks. This particular one will dance you around the edge of the [...]

2020-03-16T18:36:27+13:00November 7th, 2019|0 Comments

A hidden gem of the North – Mahia Peninsula!

Chances are you hadn’t heard about Mahia Peninsula before now, it’s ok we hadn’t either, but don’t worry! We’re going to tell you all about this hidden gem and why we think you should stop at Mahia Peninsula on your way to Napier! The Mahia Peninsula is 3 hours North of Napier or roughly 2 hours South of Gisborne. It doesn’t particularly stand out on maps and it never crops up [...]

2020-03-16T18:38:47+13:00August 17th, 2019|0 Comments