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New Zealand / Bay of Plenty

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The Bay of Plenty lies east of the Kaimai-Mamaku Ranges and south of the Coromandel Peninsula.

This is a place of beautiful harbors, long white surf beaches and a relaxed lifestyle. Bay of Plenty is one of the country’s top holiday destinations for Kiwis. Located along the picturesque Pacific Coast Highway, the region is home to a beautiful landscape in which to enjoy a full range of activities.

The region's main center is Tauranga, The coastal suburbs of Mount Maunganui and Papamoa have long been popular. The region is also home to the heart of the kiwi fruit industry in Te Puke. Check out the art-loving town of Katikati, quiet coastal village of Waihi Beach and historic Maketu.

Cultural World

Tauranga Moana Seafood Festival

Auckland to Tauranga - Intercity Coachlines, Naked Bus
Airport Shuttles Auckland to Tauranga - Supa Travel Express

Rotorua airport shuttle—City Ride Rotorua runs every half hour from 6.40 am until 6.10 pm (last airport departure). Cost is $2 each way. Timetable and route map.

Luxury Airport Shuttles

Wellington to Rotorua bus options



Waihi Beach

Flickr Groups

Bay of Plenty, New Zealand



Bay of Plenty

Elsewhere on the Web

Bay of Plenty Times
Environment Bay of Plenty
Western Bay of Plenty
Bay of Plenty
Bay Of Plenty Polytechnic

Mount Maunganui

Mount Maunganui Astronomy
Mount Maunganui


Rotorua is near one of the most volcanically active areas in the world ... A third of the population is Maori

Rotorua Sustainable Tourism Charter
Rotorua Mountain Bike Club
Rotorua - Wikipedia
Mount Tarawera - AA Travel
Waiariki Institute of Technology


Tauranga Government
Tauranga - Wikipedia

Gold Star Patrick's Pies Bakery has taken out the top award in the Bakels Supreme Pie Award, with its creamy bacon, mushroom and cheese pie.

Waimangu Volcanic Valley




Bay of Plenty Rugby


Bay of Plenty - Met Service Weather Forecast


Bay of Plenty