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Enjoy blissful solitude on a walk to the deserted Orokawa Bay

Our Tiaki Promise

Our vision is that tourism enriches life for locals and visitors, contributing directly to the protection and enhancement of our cultural and natural environment. 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.  It is our shared intention to act as guardians, protecting and preserving our beautiful home. Tiaki means to care for people and place. Whether we live here or visit, we can all make the Tiaki Promise. 

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Winter Family Getaway

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.

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The Coromandel Coastal Walkway provides tranquility and seclusion in the untouched coastline of The Coromandel

My Birthday Weekend in The Coromandel

Carmen Huter Jul 09, 2018 For the full story, check out Carmen's journal, and follow her travels on Instagram: @carmenhuter.

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What’s not to love about The Coromandel?

  Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach are plastered all over the covers of magazines and guidebooks around the world, making them two of the most popular destinations in the North...

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Day spas and wellness in The Coromandel

Hello Friday

Hello FridayIs there any better feeling than getting in the car on a Friday and driving - just getting away, with nothing but a break in mind? Winter is the most...

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Golden Days 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.

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One of many Kauri Trees to view on The Coromandel

Kauri Heritage on The Coromandel

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.

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Coastal Walkway

Coromandel's Coastal Walkway, a hidden treasure

  It's a walk that rivals any New Zealand Great Walk - but hardly anyone knows about it. Dramatic bluffs fall into crashing seas.

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Captain Cook’s Coromandel and Hauraki expedition

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.

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Replica of the Endeavour at Cathedral Cove

Captain James Cook discovers The Coromandel

The observation of the transit of Mercury enabled Captain James Cook to establish the geographic coordinates of New Zealand - literally placing it on the world map and resulting in the now familiar place names of Mercury Bay and Cooks Beach.

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