Emma Daragh and her boys live in Tairua, and she shared their favourite summer cool-off spot in the Puketui Valey, a locals' secret getaway.
The Coromandel hosted Vanessa Rehm from the Bubbalino Kitchen; a Food & Lifestyle blog that features food, family and travel.
Photographer Rachel Stewart visits Orokawa Bay, the beautiful beach that borders The Coromandel and Bay of Plenty regions. Orakawa Bay is a short walk (allow half a day to take in the scenery) that can be accessed from Waihi Beach. It leads through to the more challenging tramping track to Homunga Bay, better suited to experienced trampers.