Local and Lovely in the Far North of New Zealand

The old truism not to leave town until you’ve seen the country, applies. And just a three-hour drive from Auckland, or a 40-minute flight to Kerikeri airport and a half hour drive, lies the pretty tourist town of Paihia. No-one is quite sure how Paihia got its name – it doesn’t translate directly to anything in Maori.  But a fairly logical version is that one … Continue reading Local and Lovely in the Far North of New Zealand