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Heritage and Historic Information
Within the Lake Taupo region you will find some of New Zealand’s purest, untouched, unspoilt and uncrowded country.
Explore the people aspects of the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail. From modern art and local theatre to quirky museums and historic homes, there’s a lot to expand your mind on this journey.
A brief look back in time...
The Taranaki region boasts a thriving arts industry, boasting world-renowned art galleries, museums, and some of the country’s top artists and craftspeople.
The Tararua region stretches from the ridges of the Ruahine and Tararua ranges, to the shores of the Pacific.
Southland has a treasure chest of art galleries and museums. Local and international exhibitions will satisfy every taste of art as well as a wealth of informative historical displays.
Suggested Time: 2 days
Enjoy a huge variety of arts and crafts from the Taupō region. Works reflect the landscape and spiritual background of the beautiful lake, plateaus and mountains.
Welcome to the Tairawhiti Heritage Trail. It leads you through lands now within the Gisborne District. The Trail winds through the ancestral lands of the Maori who arrived here over a thousand years ago.
Many historic features of the West Coast can be visited today and are accessible by road or on various walks.