Hop, Skip and a Jump

“The sea is never more than a few miles away on Waiheke,” Jonathan Hutchison writes for The New York Times. “West is Oneroa, a small township with cafeterias and shops selling clothes, crafts and, of course, wine. It looks out over one of Waiheke’s many picturesque swimming beaches. ‘It’s just such a beautiful island; it’s inspiring,’ said Norma Cross, a shop assistant in a local gift store who moved here three years ago. The locals have made it ‘probably one of the easiest places I’ve ever been to, to make friends.’”


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The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

In Northland, “cultural lessons await, as do hot springs where visitors can recharge body and soul,” according to Daniel Scheffler writing for The New York Times. The region is included in…