No amount of rain could stop the music and dance and art deco.
Mt Maunganui combines surf, hiking, stunning views and delicious food all in one place.
The stunning outlook and seaside charm make this tramp worth it.
The queen of daytime TV took to the skies over Lake Hawea, says it's a "gorgeous day in NZ".
So pure and Jurassic, it almost transports you back to when New Zealand was still a land of birds.
Here are five events coming up in the Wairarapa over Waitangi weekend.
Experience the famous "Coaster" hospitality on a visit to the South Island's West Coast.