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Stories and Tips Taranaki

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The Forgotten World Highway

Written by UK Flower Girl on 26 Sep, 2006

The Forgotten World Highway, or Highway 43, winds its way along a 150km stretch of road not for the faint-hearted. It is only partially paved as it was built on a colonial bridle path formed in the late 19th century. The road runs…Read More


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2 days in Whangarei, North Auckland

Written by auskiwi on 12 May, 2002

Before heading down to New Plymouth, on my last trip over there, I went to visit a friend of mine in Whangarei. Whangarei is situated approximately 2 1/2 hours north of Auckland on the east coast and is a great harbour city (by New Zealand's…Read More


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Mount Taranaki (Egmont)

Written by auskiwi on 23 Jun, 2002

Mount Taranaki is Taranaki's highest peak and is, in fact, the only mountain in the area.During winter, the mountain has plenty of snow at the top, but the snow hardly ever comes below the ranges.The mountain only has one ski field, and therefore is only…Read More


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A Day Trip to Wanganui

Written by auskiwi on 23 Jun, 2002

My brother and his family live in Wanagnui, so whenever I am over there visiting New Plymouth I make the effort to go down for a day, at least. Wanganui is approximately a 2 hour drive south of New Plymouth, and is situated on the Wanganui…Read More


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