- Mt Taranaki has not erupted in over 350years but according to scientists it is not extinct.
- The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery is the leading contemporary art gallery un Australasia and is definitely worth a visit. Make sure you leave yourself a good hour or so.
- The Coastal Walkway follows the Tasman Sea and features some amazing artworks including the kinetic Wind Wand as well as the stunning Te Rewa Rewa bridge that looks a little like a ribcage.
- Every year from mid-December to mid-February, The Festival of Lights transforms Pukekura Park into an illuminated magic wonderland. Absolutely stunning, and free!
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