New Plymouth and Mount Taranaki March 31st 2012 New Plymouth:: Taranaki
There's so much to do for visitors to New Plymouth and Taranaki and yet because it is a terminus, the end of a line- west coast of the North island, many tourists don't go. The weather was brilliant for the 3 days we spent here.
Day one was spent on the coastal walkway that runs for 10 km stretching from the Port to Bell Block. We headed off past the port ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » New Plymouth The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more