Raglan Beach

Our Favourite Places Part 2

Ohau Stream Roger: When I was asked to write a piece about my favourite place in New Zealand, I was very tempted not to. Rather, to write about somewhere well-known, like the glorious golden beach of Kaiteriteri, or to write about Otago in the deep south, like the wee coal mining village of Kaitangata that…

Kerosene Creek

Our Favourite Places

Goat Island, Tawharanui, Mangawhai Heads, Paihia Brendon: Okay… my favourite place in New Zealand? Too hard! There are too many wonderful options. So, let me tell you about my perfect day. It starts with a 1.5-hour trip north of Auckland to Goat Island for snorkelling in the marine reserve there. It’s stunning and so easy…