Bay of Plenty
The power of Mother Nature is always on display in the Bay of Plenty. Visitors to White Island could be mistaken for thinking they have been transported to another world.
The Pohutu Geyser at Te Puia is the largest in New Zealand and can send boiling water high up into the air around 20 times a day. ‘Pohutu’ means ‘big splash’ or ‘explosion’ in Maori.
New Zealand’s best known tourist city
voted New Zealand’s best beach
Matatua Whenanui, known as ‘the house that came home’ is so beautiful it was taken on a global tour.