The Waikato region is located on New Zealand’s North Island, stretching from the Coromandel through Lake Taupo in the centre, heading on down to King Country in the Island’s southern half.
Established in 1841, Nelson is one of the oldest cities in New Zealand – and it’s one of the sunniest, too. With an average of around 2,500 hours of sunshine per year.
Drenched in Maori heritage, Rotorua is a literal hotbed of life. Found in an area of restless geothermal movement, Rotorua has attracted visitors to its smoking cracks and craters for time immemorial.