A relatively undiscovered region dominated by its
picture-perfect mountain, dramatic coastline, and lush
landscape in between, Taranaki is rich in history, culture
At the region’s heart is Mount Taranaki which offers more
than 200km of walking tracks, a ski field over the winter
months and a challenging summit climb in summer. The region
has a vivid history or war and peace, which is told through
Taranaki's many museums to everything from local history to
Elvis Presley, and a vibrant arts and cultural scene which
is best experienced through its art galleries and trails.
Taranaki’s landscape is celebrated through festivals of
everything from surf to gardens, and it is also home...