There are so many incredible spots to photograph when visiting The Coromandel. One location I always end up returning to is Cathedral Cove, a few bays from the beautiful Hahei...
Sustainable Tourism is about ensuring our environment is positively impacted by all those who come to enjoy it. In The Coromandel, the Tiaki Promise is vital.
On a recent weekend, Carly Flynn, husband and their three kids escaped their busy Auckland schedules and spent a few days enjoying some simple family time in The Coromandel.
The Coromandel was the first place gold was discovered in New Zealand, initiating feverish migration to the area, with prospectors seeking to find their fortune in the deep veins of the Coromandel Ranges.
About 400 hectares of mature kauri trees remain in the 2000s. Many of these survived because they were located in areas too difficult for loggers to access. The main stands are in the Moehau ecological area, the Manaia Forest Sanctuary and the upper reaches of the Tairua River.
The Coromandel offers a unique opportunity to experience the area for the first time, as the great navigator, Captain James Cook did, in November 1769.
Kupe was the first Polynesian explorer to sight The Coromandel. In around 950 AD, before the canoe migrations, Kupe travelled from Raiatea, Hawaiki in the mighty double canoe, Matahourua.