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18
Jan

Bay of Plenty Locals: Amy Vidler

Amy owns the Waihi Beach Hotel and is passionate about it being a showcase for everything that’s great about Waihi Beach and the laid-back Bay of Plenty lifestyle – the same lifestyle that brought her home to raise her two young children after ten years abroad.
09
Jan

Of Two Minds - Jordan Griffin & Shinji Mizuno

Takoyaki chef and Luca Coffee Shop manager Shinji Mizuno (32) and surfboard shaper Jordan Griffin (22) are friends that love travelling together in search of great waves. They’re also partners in Golden Balls, a takoyaki and karage food stand.
22
Dec

The Legend of Mauao, Mount Maunganui

Posted in Landmarks
According to Māori lore, mountains can move but once during their lifetimes, and only at night. The patupaiarehe are also solely night dwellers…
18
Dec

Bay boasts beaches and brews for the ultimate summer

Posted in Food
The sun, sand, and a drink in your hand. It’s what summers in New Zealand – and the Bay of Plenty – are made of. It’s not surprising that the Bay’s relaxed, down to earth lifestyle has given rise to an innovative – and impressive - craft beer scene.
04
Dec

Why the Bay of Plenty is so Berrylicious!

Posted in Food
Did you know you can pick your own delicious fruit in the Bay of Plenty? Such a cool experience, not to mention it makes for a delicious day out!
04
Dec

Best FREE things to do with your Kids in the Bay

Posted in Family
Costs can add up when travelling with the whole family! Read on to find out some cool free things to do with kids around the Bay of Plenty!
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