Oakura is a small town located about a 15-minute drive from New Plymouth in the Taranaki reigon of New Zealand. You’ll enjoy picturesque Oakura for its relaxed atmosphere, family-friendly beach, vibrant cafes and close-knit community. more
Oakura is an eclectic mix of stress-free baches and million-dollar beach houses. A quiet surfer’s community was transformed by the arrival of Tom Cruise and a film crew in 2003 when Warner Bros. Pictures’ The Last Samurai was filmed.
Oakura is a hive of creativity. Make sure you check out the many artists, jewellers and craftspeople who have established studios in and around the village with Oakura Arts Trail.
Also, be sure to look out for what was once the world’s biggest surfboard on the main street just before the petrol station.
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Mobile-friendly - Ahu Ahu's farmland setting with magnificent sea views, and it's wonderful stretch of beach just below, are situated where Taranaki's mountain range tumbles down and meets the Tasman Sea. The resulting mix of dynamic natural environment and unique award-winning architecture make it perfect accommodation for a romantic retreat, time out alone, or with friends, family or business colleagues.
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