Taranaki is a region of western New Zealand, named after its main geological feature: Mount Taranaki. Taranaki is a popular tourist destination, offering a wide range of attractions and activities. Taranaki main towns are New Plymouth, Hawera and Stratford. Taranaki activities include fishing, boating, hiking, surfing, walking, camping and skiing.


Taranaki is a place to find the soulful beauty of New Zealand's heartland. Mt Taranaki is ever-present in this region—a huge, dramatic volcanic cone with a snowy top. more

Taranaki main centres include New Plymouth, Hawera and Stratford.

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