Bay of Plenty

The Bay of Plenty lies east of the Kaimai-Mamaku Ranges and south of the Coromandel Peninsula. This region includes the full sweep of the coastline from Lottin Point in the east, to Waihi Beach in the west. Inland the region is bound by the watersheds of the catchments flowing into the Bay. There are 18 …

Wellington Links

Wellington Flag New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Links related to Wellington (Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara) presented in somewhat random fashion: Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Wellington (Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara)? Weather – Wellington – MET Time – Local time in Wellington Tourism Portals wellingtonnz.com http://www.wellingtonnz.com/sights-activities/must-dos @wellington_nz Facebook Headlines http://www.nzherald.co.nz/wellington-region/news/article.cfm?l_id=153&objectid=11680881 celia-wade-brown-pulls-out-of-wellington-mayoral-race some-communities-are-destroyed-by-tragedy-and-disaster-others-spring-back-heres-what-makes-the-difference 25 Reasons Why All Aucklanders …

Tangata whenua

Language Learning the Māori Language: Tangata whenua = people of the land Questions for Kiwis How/when do you use ‘tangata whenua’ in conversation? Questions for others What are similar terms in your language? Elsewhere on the Web http://news.tangatawhenua.com Artwork / Cue Yourself Wikipedia Tangata whenua Planeta.com Māori Māori Language Māori Vocabulary People 2019 – International …

Nethui 2018

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – 2018’s Nethui – nethui.org.nz – takes place at three different sites in October – Palmerston, Greymouth and Invergargill. We love a good roadtrip and think the world of Nethui. Planeta.com is curating a Twitter moment and updating this page with links to videos, resources mentioned at the event, and our …

Invercargill

Photo: iTravelNZ, Troopers Memorial Wikipedia: Invercargill (Māori: Waihōpai) is the southernmost and westernmost city in New Zealand, and one of the southernmost cities in the world. It is the commercial centre of the Southland region. The city lies in the heart of the wide expanse of the Southland Plains on the Oreti or New River …

Paparoa National Park

Photo: Pancake Rocks Established in 1987, Paparoa National Park is perhaps most famous for the Pancake Rocks and blowholes of Dolomite Point, near the little settlement of Punakaiki. The park includes luxuriant coastal forest, limestone cliffs and canyons, caves, and underground streams. Key Links https://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/west-coast/places/paparoa-national-park https://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/west-coast/places/paparoa-national-park/things-to-do/tracks/paparoa-track/ Great Walks New Zealand’s Department of Conservation has announced …