Note that Bay of Islands and Akaroa are tender ports using
the ships "boats". The actual berths used at Tauranga are
located at Mount Maunganui and at Dunedin ...
Google "Ships tours from Tauranga" and sort
through the results - there are numerous "small"
operators who meet their clients in Salisbury Ave.
Mount Manganui ...
Jadoo at the summit of State Highway 41 (the only "route" I know
of is Route 52 in the Tararua District which was SH 52) there is
great look out over the Pure...
Unless you want to do the Karangahake Gorge at night -
IMO you should take google maps 2nd alternative through
While gm gives a time of 2 minutes more ...
Do note that the vast majority of Waitakere Regional
Park is CLOSED due to Kauri Die Back. Only short
walks on the fringes are available.
Use google for more i...
Back to the security - when I go to the
beach on my own I lock the car and hide
the keys "in behind" the front or rear
"bumpers" ! Cause finding keys on a
FYI State Highway 1 now by passes Taupo
At the airport roundabout turn left and follow
Lake Terrace into town.
When leaving to rejoin SH 1 at least stop at
There are very few long distance trains in NZ.
Have a look at seat61.com for more info.
Try posting this on the Air Travel forum
google tezzas beaches & islands and spend
the next week reading the info .