Why You Must Visit Pukekura Park

Pukekura Park from Poet's Bridge

Here’s why you should add this garden of national significance to your bucket list. Pukekura Park is something quite surprising indeed. For many reasons, but among them, the location. This world-famous garden is located in what is the otherwise often overlooked city of New Plymouth. A city that is often left off of the bucket … Read moreWhy You Must Visit Pukekura Park

The Best Garden in New Plymouth?

Tupare Gardens

Tupare Gardens is located just inside the city limits of New Plymouth and has been standing since 1932. The garden is part of a large homestead that was built by Sir Russell Matthews. Since, it has become one of New Plymouth’s premier parks and attracts visitors year round. Tupare is a popular swimming destination as … Read moreThe Best Garden in New Plymouth?

Kiwi in the Heart of Taranaki

Lake Rotokare in Taranaki

Lake Rotokare stands as a stunning scenic reserve in the heart of Taranaki. The lake is home to much different native birdlife. It is also one of the few places that kiwi live in Taranaki. The lake itself is a community-led conservation project that aims to bring about restoration, protection, and enhancement of the local … Read moreKiwi in the Heart of Taranaki

Must Visit Beaches in New Plymouth

Must Visit Beaches in New Plymouth 1

Despite being rated as the second best region in the world to visit by Lonely Planet in 2017, Taranaki is still a very underrated place within New Zealand. These are the must visit beaches in New Plymouth! Preface There’s a certain type of lifestyle that exists within Taranaki. A rather chill atmosphere with a laid-back … Read moreMust Visit Beaches in New Plymouth