Guilt-free Luxury

Taranaki’s Eco Inn comes highly recommended in the Guardian. The lodge is constructed from untreated macrocarpa wood and recycled materials, and is entirely powered by solar panels, wind turbines and a water wheel. An added bonus is its stunning location. Guardian: “Mount Taranaki in the Egmont national park … isn’t on the usual ‘Journey through Middle Earth’ itinerary, but is one of New Zealand’s most accessible wilderness areas. I walked up this dormant volcano in a day and, as every local Kiwi will tell you, the views from the top are awesome.”


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Magical Moments in Time at Mangonui

Magical Moments in Time at Mangonui

Australian journalist Jane Nicholls and her New Zealand-born husband visited Mangonui/Doubtless Bay to “capture the simple magic of childhood holidays” for her own family. Nicholls recalls the time there in a travel feature for…