NZ’s Hottest Beaches

New Zealand’s four most “sizzling” beaches feature in a Forbes Traveler’s ‘Sexy Beaches Downunder’ slide show. These are: Piha, Hot Water Beach, Onetangi Bay, and Abel Tasman National Park, which receives a “’10’ rating for beauty and natural sex appeal in New Zealand’s smallest but perhaps most outstanding national park.” Forbes says for New Zealanders, sex appeal is one of pure and basic unadulterated aesthetics, not of skimpy togs or a “froo-frooey” cocktail. “For much of the year the beach can be theirs – and theirs alone – for the entire day.”


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A Sensory Overload Around Mesmerising East Cape

A Sensory Overload Around Mesmerising East Cape

“Not many tourists head for the East Cape; there are no theme parks, big hotels or fancy restaurants. But there are long, empty, driftwood-lined beaches, volcanic islands, vast forests, rolling countryside…