New Zealand - The East Coast (PDF Chapter)
This is the East Coast chapter from Lonely Planet’s New Zealand guidebook.
New Zealand is known for its mix of wildly divergent landscapes, but on the East Coast it’s the sociological contours that are most pronounced. There’s a full spectrum of NZ life, from the earthy settlements on the East Cape to Havelock North’s moneyed streets.
- time-warp back to the 1930s, surrounded by art deco, in the mighty charming town of Na-pier
- sniff and sip your way around the local wineries in the Hawke’s Bay Wine Region
- find more fab NZ wine in the wineries around Gisborne
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: East Cape, Pacific Coast Hwy, Gisborne & Around, Te Urewera, Hawke’s Bay, Wairoa & Around, Napier, Hastings & Around, Cape Kidnappers, Central Hawke’s Bay, Kaweka & Ruahine Ranges.
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