HANMER SPRINGS - SPA TOWN IN NEW ZEALAND - By Travel S Helper

Spa town in New Zealand

Hanmer Springs

Hanmer Springs is a small town in the Canterbury region of the South Island of New Zealand. The town is built around popular hot springs. The hot springs were produced by the fractured rock bed along the Hanmer faultREAD MORE

ROTORUA - SPA TOWN IN NEW ZEALAND - By Travel S Helper

Spa town in New Zealand

Rotorua

Rotorua is the geothermal wonderland of New Zealand, with easily experienced Māori culture, and a range of outdoor adventure activities.

The hot springs and geysers of the city and region have attracted tourists for over a hundred years. Today, many visitors are also attracted by the Māori culture that is more dominant here than in many parts of the country. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy mountain biking, whitewater rafting, luge riding and Zorbing (rolling down a hill inside a plastic orb)….READ MORE

WAIWERA - SPA TOWN IN NEW ZEALAND - By Travel S Helper

Spa town in New Zealand

Waiwera

Waiwera is a locality situated in the north of the Auckland Region in New Zealand. The name is of Māori origin and means “Hot Water” (Wai = Water and Wera = Hot). Its main claim to fame are the hot water springs which were well known in pre-European times and reputedly visited by Māori from as far away as Thames. The first European settler to promote the springs was Robert Graham who established a health resort in 1848. During the late 19th century there was a regular steam ferry service from AucklandREAD MORE

PARAKAI TRAVEL GUIDE - SPA TOWN IN NEW ZEALAND - By Travel S Helper

Spa town in New Zealand

Parakai

Parakai is a township in the North Island of New Zealand. It is sited 43 kilometres (27 miles) northwest of Auckland, close to the southern extremity of the Kaipara Harbour. Helensvilleis about 3 km (2 miles) to the south-east, and Waioneke is 22 km (14 miles) to the north-west.

The population of Parakai and its surrounds was 1,371 in the 2006 census, an increase of 189 from 2001READ MORE

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