Tag Archives: Piha

Mt Manganui & Piha Beach among Top 10 Beaches South Pacific

Mt Manganui & Piha Beach among Top 10 Beaches South Pacific

Mount Maunganui and Piha Beach have been ranked among the Top 10 Beaches in the South Pacific in the latest TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice rating. Hot Water Beach (15), Papamoa Beach (18)…

Designer Emilia Wickstead on Her Dreamy Getaways

Designer Emilia Wickstead on Her Dreamy Getaways

With a working history that spans from the heady heights of Manhattan to Milan’s Navigli Canal, Auckland-born designer Emilia Wickstead is no stranger to fashion capitals. In a Telegraph interview, the outfitter to the…

Ten Top Outdoor Adventures in New Zealand

Ten Top Outdoor Adventures in New Zealand

New Zealand is virtually synonymous with vast tracts of unspoiled nature that provides everything from ski slopes to big waves. CNN pick the best of the best wild places, including Auckland’s west coast beaches,…

Best Places To Hike In New Zealand

Best Places To Hike In New Zealand

As the New Zealand summer is quickly approaching, people from all over the world flock to New Zealand. A guest post on Buzzfeed lists some amazing places to go hiking in New…

The Rise Of Film-Friendly New Zealand

The Rise Of Film-Friendly New Zealand

The screen industry in New Zealand is “big business: four of the all-time 20 most profitable films were made here, and revenue in 2015 was $3.22 billion compared to just $2.6 billion in 2005,”…

Piha Auckland Timelapse

Piha Auckland Timelapse

Watch this relaxing short timelapse video of Piha beach in Auckland. The timelapse taken with GX8 at 1 second intervals. Piha is a coastal settlement on the western coast…

Piha Beach Auckland Timelapse

Piha Beach Auckland Timelapse

Watch this beautiful timelapse video of Piha beach located in Auckland, New Zealand. The timelapse taken with GX8 at 1 second intervals.

Discovering Maori Culture With GoPro HD

Discovering Maori Culture With GoPro HD

Rodrigo’s HDTV takes his GoPro HD around New Zealand to discover the amazing sights and see what the Maori culture is all about. Follow Rodrigo through Auckland, Piha, Rotorua,…

Rugged Coast a Place of Refuge for Hillary

Rugged Coast a Place of Refuge for Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary’s daughter, Sarah reflects on the area in New Zealand – along the wild coast of the Waitakere Ranges – where the mountaineer found refuge, from the attention that followed his conquest…

Activist Paddling

Activist Paddling

New Zealand-born Billabong surfer Dave “Rasta” Rastovich, 32, has paddled 350km from Taranaki to Piha to raise awareness about seabed mining off New Zealand’s coast. Rastovich, who lives in Australia, has been drumming up…

Auckland comparisons

Auckland comparisons

“Travellers from Vancouver disembarking in Auckland will feel instantly at home,” Alan Ferguson writes for The Vancouver Sun. “The city’s temperate climate, its easy access to the coast and its varied activities, have earned…

Promise at Piha

Promise at Piha

The world’s top young surfers will take to the waves at Piha from January 20–28 next year competing in the 2010 Quiksilver ISA World Junior Surfing Championship. The event will attract 250 of the…

NZ’s Hottest Beaches

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…